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Energy Resources Council and Clean Coal Task Force to Meet in Laramie
May 24, 2011 — Members of the University of Wyoming School of Energy Resources Energy Resources Council will meet from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27 and will meet as the Clean Coal Task Force from 10:15 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the UW Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.
The Energy Resources Council will introduce its new members, review the strategic plan and the budget, hear updates on the Energy Resources Building, the Wyoming Carbon Underground Storage Project (WY-CUSP) and the Center for Photoconversion and Catalysis. The Clean Coal Task Force will discuss processes for completed project reports, the task force's sunset date, oversight of commercialization and new project recommendations.
The Energy Resources Council is made up of legislators, representatives from industry, state government and academia. It was established in 2006 by the Wyoming State Legislature and is charged with providing direction to the UW School of Energy Resources on priorities for academics, research and outreach.
The Wyoming Legislature created the Clean Coal Task Force in 2007 from the voting members of the Energy Resources Council to review and evaluate methods to enhance research of clean coal technologies. The task force is staffed by Gov. Mead's office with support from the School of Energy Resources.
The UW School of Energy Resources provides undergraduate and graduate education, conducts research on existing and emerging energy resources and disseminates scientific, engineering and economic information to support Wyoming's near- and long-term energy future.
Persons with disabilities requiring special accommodations to attend this meeting should contact the School of Energy Resources at (307) 766-2663.
Information about the School of Energy Resources is available on the web at www.uwyo.edu/ser.