NAEP tours Comanche Peak
Several members of the SFA Chapter of the National Association of Environmental Professionals (NAEP) recently visited the Luminant Energy’s Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant for a tour of the facility. They were hosted by the environmental staff of the facility.
Sixth Annual Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference
A group of Environmental Science seniors and graduate students recently attended the Sixth Annual Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference - Gulf Coast which is hosted by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals in Houston. SFA students Melissa Bozarth and Melissa Ferguson were recognized at the conference as TAEP scholarship winners.
SFA Environmental Science Student Takes to the AirSFA senior Environmental Science student Eric Kauffman was one of 29 undergraduate and graduate students, from 28 colleges and universities nationwide, selected to participate in the six week NASA Airborne Science Program. During the internship program, Kauffman learned how to sample and test air quality from aircraft.
SFA Environmental Science Students Receive Scholarship Awards and Present Papers at Conference
Eighteen senior and graduate students of the SFA Environmental Science program recently attended the Environmental Challenges and Innovations Conference: Gulf Coast in Houston, which is hosted annually by the Texas Association of Environmental Professionals (TAEP). SFA undergraduate students Sean Pessara and Paul Swartz were recognized at the conference as TAEP scholarship recipients. SFA graduate students Rachel Blodgett and T. Wells Shartle presented research papers at the conference. Blodgett’s paper was titled: Utilizing Industrial Ash to Stabilize Arsenic in Chromated Copper Aresenate (CCA) Contaminated Soil. Shartle’s paper was titled: Fate of Phosphorus in Constructed Wetlands for Water Reuse.