Environmental Security Panel of Nato Scientists Meet at Colorado State University Nov. 6-8

The NATO Environmental Security Panel will meet Nov. 6-8 in the Lory Student Center at Colorado State to consider funding up to 50 projects designed to address pressing global environmental concerns.

Reporters are invited to attend briefing sessions 3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and 3-4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the University Club of the Lory Student Center at Colorado State.

Priority topics in the evaluation sessions include improving East-West collaboration on scientific and technological projects such as the reclamation of contaminated military sites, regional environmental problems and natural and man-made disasters.

Evan Vlachos, professor of sociology and civil engineering at Colorado State, is the United States representative on the panel. Eight other NATO members will be representing Norway, Canada, Portugal, France, Germany, United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

For more information, call Vlachos at (970) 491-6089 or (970) 484-4335, or contact the Public Relations Office at (970) 491-6432.