- DOE names acting field office manager at nuclear repository Updated: Jun-29-15 3:05 pm
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Energy has named one of its longtime employees as the acting director of the field office that oversees the federal government's troubled nuclear waste repository.
- Idaho aquifer decline could hinder radioactive monitoring Updated: Jun-29-15 4:05 am
BOISE, Idaho - A continued drop in underground water levels could make it more difficult to monitor the movement of radioactive contamination in an aquifer below an eastern Idaho nuclear facility, scientists say.
- AG says DOE should not get more time to empty Hanford tanks Updated: Jun-23-15 11:47 am
RICHLAND, Washington - State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the U.S. Department of Energy should not get more time to empty the next group of Hanford nuclear waste tanks.
- St. Louis research center gets $8M to study sorghum Updated: Jun-18-15 5:13 pm
ST. LOUIS - A plant research center in St. Louis is getting an $8 million federal grant to study sorghum's uses in biofuel.
- Cleanup of Ohio uranium plant expected to take decades more Updated: Jun-17-15 11:43 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio is expected to take another three decades or more, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
- House panel calls out nuke officials for repeated failures Updated: Jun-12-15 4:15 pm
Members of a U.S. House panel said Friday that they are frustrated with decades of security and safety lapses at some of the laboratories, manufacturing facilities and other sites that make up the nation's nuclear complex.
- NM nuclear laboratories fined for security violations Updated: Jun-09-15 5:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Two nuclear laboratories in New Mexico are facing hefty fines for the faulty handling of classified information or material.
- Manhattan Project park will require cooperation, planning Updated: Jun-06-15 5:17 pm
LOS ALAMOS, New Mexico - Federal employees and Los Alamos officials have started meeting to discuss an ambitious plan: to create a new national park scattered across three different states and dedicated to the history of the atomic bomb.
- Indianapolis utility to build $25M complex to store power Updated: Jun-05-15 5:23 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Power & Light is moving ahead with plans to build a battery array capable of storing 20 megawatts of power that will help meet its customers' energy demands during heat waves and other high-energy consumption times.