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Jason Laumb
The Lignite Energy Council recently honored 26 individuals for their dedication and contributions to the lignite industry during the Council’s 45th Annual Meeting on April 4, 2018, in Bismarck, ND. Among those award recipients are two University of North Dakota Energy and Environmental Research Center (EERC) employees. Jason Laumb and Wes Peck were both presented with the Distinguished Service Award in Research and Development for their efforts to capture and store carbon dioxide from new and existing lignite-based power plants.

Wes Peck
Laumb is a principal engineer and the team leader for the coal utilization group, and Peck is a principal geologist and team leader for the geosciences group. 

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