Instead, holes are drilled into an oil shale reserve, and heaters are lowered into the earth. Over the course of two or more years, the shale is slowly heated and the kerogen seeps out. It’s collected on site and pumped to the surface. Incumbent Lawrence Gallagher defends the fee and says he represents new leadership. 14Pioneers in Natural Selection : Transit: A Coronado couple are the first private citizens in the county to convert their car to run on compressed natural gas. Councilman cites use of public funds in Arena and 2% utility tax hike.

The problem is that nuclear fusion normally only occurs at extremely high temperatures (millions of degrees), which are needed to overcome the “Coulomb barrier,” namely the huge electrical repulsion between positively charged hydrogen nuclei. Thus the challenge has been how to corral the fuel material without touching a container, heat it quickly to enormous temperatures, and keep it under control long enough for nuclear reactions to take place. (This is the reason that H bombs have fission triggers.).

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The memo probably will be submitted to acting secretary of state Thomas Shannon, a holdover from the Obama administration who will be in charge of the department until a new secretary of state is confirmed. The Senate is expected to vote on Rex Tillerson’s nomination this week. As the memo underscores, the staff he will lead, if confirmed, is not fully on board with the administration’s agenda..

This executive will also be the primary supervisor of investigative programs, as well as oversee event security (including the Super Bowl and international games), game integrity programs, and department administration. Marshals and Metro Transit Police, plus others and the coordination involved between those entities during major events (Fourth of July celebrations, presidential inaugurations, etc.), Lanier would seem to be a good candidate for the job. Plus, she has the law enforcement experience that would seem to be a prerequisite for the position.