James Conca

Dr. James Conca is director of the WSCF radiological labs operated by RJ Lee Group at the Hanford Site in Washington State, under the Mission Support Alliance. Previously, he was director of the NMSU Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center. He came to NMSU from Los Alamos National Laboratory where he was Project Leader for Radionuclide Geochemistry. Before that, Conca was on the faculty at Washington State University. Conca obtained a Ph.D. in Geochemistry from the California Institute of Technology in 1985, as well as a Masters in Planetary Science in 1981, and a BS in Geology and Biochemistry from Brown University in 1979.



By and / 2.23.2011

The failure by Congress to pass energy and climate legislation has left U.S. energy policy adrift, with no clear direction or guiding concept of how we are going to address the long-term questions about the energy resources we elect to use and their impact on the environment. Rather than pursuing new approaches and policy proposals […]