Daily Archive: January 16, 2018

Landsat 7 false-color image of the North Slope. Along the coast, fast ice still clings to the shore in a solid, frozen sheet. At the top of the scene is the drifting sea ice. A dark blue strip of open water, known as a flaw lead, separates the fast ice from the drifting sea ice. The Brooks Range is visible at the bottom. (June 2001) 0

DOE Using Ice To Trap Natural Gas

Storing and shipping natural gas by trapping it in ice with technology being developed by researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) could cut shipping costs for the fuel, making it easier for...

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DOT Wants Easier CDL Path

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced two proposals that would take steps toward responding to a national shortage of qualified truck and bus drivers. These proposed processes would...