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News Release (January 3, 1968)


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News Release (January 3, 1968)
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News Release New College, For Immediate Release; 1 - 82 - 1/3/68
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New College of Florida
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Sarasota, Fla.
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January 3, 1968


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/NEWS RELEASE NEw CoLLEGE SARASOTA, FLORIDA 33578 813 / 355-7131 1 -82 -1/3/68 Ref.: Furman C. ARthur FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SARASOTA--One of the nation's leaders in developing a device to generate electrical power from natural gas will speak at Hamilton Center, New College at 7:15 p.m., Friday, January 12, 1968. Mark V. Burlingame, retired senior vice president of Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America and president of the Team to Advance Research for Gas Energy Transformation, Inc. (TARGET}, Hill speak at one of the college's Friday Forum prop,rams. The talk is open to the public. Development of the fuel cell, which is the name given to the energy transformation device, is the ajm of a $20 million project which is backed by a group of natural p,as utilities and Pratt & Hhitney Aircraft division of United Aircraft Corp. A fuel cell is a device that generates electricity directly through combination of chemicals. Those used in manned spacecraft combine oxygen and hydroeen. Burlingame said that Tarp,et {vill support research '"'ith one aim of developing a unit about the size of a large window air conditioner to transform natural gas to electrical energy for the home at less cost more


NEH COLLEGE Page 2 than power supplied by an electric utility. nmv makes his home in Bradenton:t is one of the outstanding figures in the natural gas field. He Pas recently renamed vice chairman of the Interior Department's Emerp,ency Advisor Cormllittee for Natural Cas by Secretary SteHart L. Udall. A professional Hith a deP,ree from .r-State University, he won that university's DistinQ'uished Alumni in '1961 and in 1966 was aHarded an honorary doctor of science FollovTing Burlingame's talk, there be a discussion period. 30 -

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