September 1999 Newsletter Highlights

The September 1999 issue of the HPS Newsletter has 36 pages chocked full of Annual Meeting highlights and photos and a wide range of topics including the following:

  • COVER — this month the cover story reflects on the 1999 HPS Annual Meeting with comments by the President, President-elect, Secretary, Board Members, and Committee members.
  • PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE — Ray Johnson outlines what he plans during his upcoming year as President.
  • COMMITTEE ACTIVITIES — the Continuing Education Committee has arranged for HPS members to subscribe to NCRP Publications at a 20 percent discount.
    • The Nominating Committee announces the nominees for offices for 2000.
    • The History Committee proposes new initiatives.
    • The Summer School Committee gives reflections of the 1999 HPS Summer School.
    • The Public Education Committee is moving forward with several projects.
  • This month the SPOTLIGHT shines on the HPS website.
  • CHAPTER NEWS — The South Texas Chapter gives an update of its activities.
  • Read the WIPP article and see the photos on pages 16-19 of this month's Newsletter detailing the first shipments of TRU waste to the WIPP plant.
  • There are two photo pages from the HPS meeting in Philadelphia.
  • This Newsletter includes the 1999 Elda E. Anderson Award speech and photos of the new awardee and of previous Award winners who attended the Philadelphia meeting.
  • NOTES has information on the 33rd Midyear Topical Meeting coming up in January and the ARSCE 2000 meeting to be held in Denver in June.
  • The CHP CORNER has highlights from the Open Business Meeting in Philadelphia. The President, the President-elect, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and the Chair of the ABHP all give reports.
  • Liz Gemski gives a rundown on the House passing the Energy and Water Appropriations Bill in the INSIDE THE BELTWAY column.
  • ADVERTISING — There are 5½ pages of display ads, four pages of short courses, and four companies offering job opportunities.

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