Tentative Schedule of Upcoming GAP Activities

At their Salt Lake meeting, the GAP Advisory Committee set a tentative date of February 27-28, 1998 for their next meeting at AGI headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia. That meeting would take place directly after the science community-wide Congressional Visits Day activities on February 25-26, which committee representatives are urged to attend as well.

November 17 NRC/AGI International Geoscience Forum Washington DC December 8-12 AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco CA *** New Material on Web Site ***

The following updates and reports were added to the Government Affairs portion of AGI’s web site in October:

Update on Science Appropriations and Budget Process (10-27-97)
Update and Hearing Summary on Global Climate Change (10-24-97)
Special Update: Status of Geoscience-Related Fiscal Year 1998 Appropriations (Posted: 10-13-97)
Update on the National Institute for the Environment (10-12-97)
Update and Hearing Summary on Public Land Sovereignty Issues (10-11-97)
Update and Hearing Summary on Low-Level Nuclear Waste Disposal (10-11-97)
Update on Database Protection (10-11-97)
Update on MMS Rule for Reporting of Geological and Geophysical Data (10-11-97)
Update on the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (10-11-97)
Update on High-Level Nuclear Waste (10-11-97)
Update on NEHRP (10-3-97)
Government Affairs Program Update: September 1997
Action Alert: Senate Eliminates Eisenhower Science Education Program (Posted: 9-22-97; Last updated: 10-1-97)

(Monthly update prepared by David Applegate and Kasey Shewey)