Friday, September 16, 2016

Berkeley Lab In the News, Week of September 11, 2016

Berkeley Lab “In the News” is our weekly review of Lab researchers, staff, and students who have appeared in the news media this past week. This is but a sampling of our coverage. Please note that some links may expire after time.
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A Sept. 16 story in Contra Costa College’s The Advocate on the suspension of plans for a Richmond second campus quoted Robin Lopez.

A Sept. 15 RechargeNews.com story on a new collaboration (DuraMat) aimed at creating durable PV materials noted the Lab’s involvement.

A Sept. 15 Ars Technica story on new reports showing a drop in prices in renewables included two led by the Lab.

A Sept. 14 NPR story on the benefits of running quoted and cited work by Paul Williams.

A Sept. 12 Washington Post story highlighted a new report on the drop in wind energy prices, work led by Ryan Wiser. The report was widely covered including by E&E News, CleanTechnica, North American Wind Power, GreenTech Media and others.

A Sept. 13 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story on the energy decision making process quoted Annika Todd.

A Sept. 12 Daily Cal story on microbial dark matter quoted Tanja Woyke.

A Sept. 12 TakePart.com story looked at arsenic in California drinking water and quoted Ashok Gadgil.

A September edition of Pharma Technology Magazine included a story on efforts to develop a “chemofilter,” work being done by Chelsea Chen and Nitash Balsara, and highlighted in a Lab news release. Anand Patel was also quoted in the story.