About Us

Welcome to the home page of the Snake River Local Section of the American Chemical Society. Our local section is made up of chemists and scientists who live in Southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon (section #152 on map). The section received its charter in 2007. We are a science education and service organization, whose mission is to sponsor educational and public outreach programs to increase knowledge of chemistry and science in our communities.

About the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.

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