Thursday • July 12 • 7 p.m. Rifle Branch Library, 207 East Avenue Free • www.gcpld.org Dr. Kenneth H. William will give a lecture on the history of uranium and vanadium milling in the Rifle area. Dr. Williams will also talk about the research activities exploring the role of natural microorganisms in remediating residual contamination of sediments and groundwater. Dr. Williams is a geological scientist with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Associate Director of the Rifle Integrated Field Research Challenge site in Rifle. Dr. Williams has a Ph.D in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from UC Berkeley whose primary research activities explore the cycling of toxic trace metals in the environment and the role of microorganisms in catalyzing such cycling. Call 625-3471 for more information about this Discover Earth event. Discover Earth: A Century of Change, a traveling exhibition for libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, the Lunar and Planetary Institute, and the National Girls Collaborative Project. Discover Earth is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Rifle’s History of Uranium & Vanadium Milling
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