The economic impact of Battelle and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will be discussed at 7 p.m. Aug. 6 in Kennewick.
Gary Spanner, PNNL economic development manager, will describe the lab’s impacts in business, technology, jobs, education and culture, including the 75 companies with 1,500 employees that can trace their roots to the national lab in Richland.
Battelle has operated the lab for the Department of Energy for 50 years.
His talk is part of PNNL’s Community Science and Technology Seminar Series. It will be at the Mid-Columbia Library, 1620 S. Union St.