National Helium Reserve http://hppr.org en Amarillo facility avoids the “helium cliff” http://hppr.org/post/amarillo-facility-avoids-helium-cliff <p>Amarillo&rsquo;s Federal Helium Reserve got a reprieve Thursday as the Senate unanimously approved a bill extending the reserve, a day after the House approved the measure, also unanimously. Without the legislation, the facility would have been forced to shut down on October 7<sup>th</sup> under older legislation.&nbsp; The reserve provides 42% of the country&rsquo;s helium and 35% of the world&rsquo;s.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 14:52:20 +0000 Quentin Hope 22185 at http://hppr.org Amarillo facility avoids the “helium cliff”