June 30, 2008

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Field Hearing to be held at Sandia

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) and Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) will host a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Field Hearing at the Sandia Science & Technology Park, International Programs Building, on Wednesday, July 2 from 10 a.m. to noon.

The subject of the hearing will be “Concentrating Solar,” and the hearing was requested by Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-VT).

To participate, members of the news media must call Michael Padilla at (505) 284-5325 no later than 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, to arrange for credentials and for authorization of recording equipment. Members of the news media covering the event must arrive at the International Programs Building, 10600 Research Road, SE, no later than 9:45 a.m. on July 2.

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration. With main facilities in Albuquerque, N.M., and Livermore, Calif., Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.

Sandia news media contact: Michael Padilla,, (505) 284-5325