Monday, August 20, 2012

Fight To Keep E.L.A. Open Continues

The writing may be on the wall for the Experimental Lakes area near Dryden, but that's not stopping one scientist from her campaign to keep the outdoor laboratory open. Diane Orihel says they risk losing valuable research if the ELA is closed. The federal government has flatly refused any suggestions to keep the ELA open and is planning to shut it down at the end of March 2013, if no other agency comes forward to operate it.