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AEG: Meet LeDavid W. Bieber
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The AEG Insider is proud to announce that we will feature short bios for either one of the six AEG Insider editors or a leader in the AEG community. Here is an introduction to one of the AEG leaders — LeDavid W. Bieber.
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AEG would like to thank all volunteers who help put each AEG Insider together. This week's brief compilation was completed by Norbert Maerz.


Annual Meeting updates: 3 things not to miss
AEG
Here are three important notes regarding the 56th AEG Annual Meeting, which will take place Sept. 8-15 at the Westin Hotel in Seattle.
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Bauer: How AEG helped me develop leadership skills
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Are you looking for a way to develop your leadership skills, but are near the first rungs of your career ladder? By becoming an active volunteer in AEG, you can hone those skills without the required work promotion. That's what Jennifer Bauer, L.G., did. Bauer is the AEG past president from 2011-12.
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AEG student chapter grants: Application due Sept. 15
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Don't miss a chance for your student chapter to apply for one of two competitive $250 grants to put toward chapter activities. Previous recipients were awarded the grant based on their balanced combination of applied environmental and engineering geology activities, advocacy and financial need. Every student chapter that hasn't won this grant in the previous round (Spring 2013) is eligible.
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AEG members in the news
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Have you been in the news lately or know an AEG member who has been? Was there a sinkhole or landslide or other geologic hazard that got the attention of the local media? If you know of someone who was interviewed by a local television station or newspaper, please send the link our way.

We would like to highlight the AEG members who are advocating on behalf of the profession and educating the public. Please send links to Serin Bussell. Thank you!

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Using social media? Maximize your AEG member experience
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Stay in the loop! AEG regularly posts news, events and more on all of our social media sites. What's more, you can interact with AEG quickly and easily simply by posting comments, questions, suggestions and more — either on the public page or through private messaging — and get a response from AEG.
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Visiting Professional Program: Section liaisons wanted
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The Visiting Professional Program of AEG was developed in an effort to increase advocacy for AEG and the professions of engineering geology, environmental geology and related fields. This was accomplished by AEG members volunteering their time to share their experiences with other professionals, community members, students and others who could benefit from the services AEG and its members provide.
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Insane flash flooding in Antelope Canyon and Page, Ariz.
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The radar indicated more than 4 inches of rainfall on Aug. 2, south of Page, Ariz. The runoff overtook drainage pipes under US 89 near Maverick in Page. The flows followed the highway down to Maverick before finding another outlet to drain down.

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Students: Field drilling and sampling workshop on Saturday, Sept. 14
AEG
In addition to learning about different types of drills, drill equipment and sampling methods, students will also be introduced to field documentation of drill activities and sampling, which will include discussion and hands-on testing.

Havasupai hit again by flood; drinking water lost
The Arizona Geological Survey
The Havasupai Tribe was hit by floodwaters again recently, knocking out the water supply for the village. Floods appear to have been hitting Havasu Creek more frequently in recent years, although most of the problems have been downstream impacting trails, campgrounds and visitor facilities.

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Will high-scoring SAT students pursue the geosciences?
American Geosciences Institute
In February 2012 and April 2013, AGI's Workforce Program sent brochures about geoscience careers to approximately 18,000 high school students who scored well on the SAT and indicated intent to pursue a STEM degree. Students' test scores ranged from 520 to 800 for critical reading and writing and from 530 to 800 for math.
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Summer GeoSpectrum 2013
American Geosciences Institute
The summer issue of AGI's quarterly online magazine, GeoSpectrum, is now available. Click here to view current and past issues. Thanks to all who submitted news and articles, and be on the lookout for the submission deadline for the fall issue in the coming month.
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West Virginia landslide damages gas pipeline
The Intelligencer
A landslide apparently damaged a MarkWest Energy pipeline in northern Wetzel County, causing it to rupture and spill an unidentified, but potentially explosive, liquid. Kathy Cosco, spokeswoman for the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, confirmed the spill.
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Geosciences Bulletin Board
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Compiled by Elaine J. Hanford
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Lawsuit filed against Rosemont mine aquifer protection permit
Arizona Geology
The deadline for cooperating agencies to submit comments to the Forest Service on the Final EIS for the proposed Rosemont copper mine south of Tucson recently passed. On Aug. 16, a group of organizations and individuals filed suit against the Arizona Water Quality Appeals Board to overturn their upholding of the Aquifer Protection Permit issued to Augusta Resources for the mine.
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