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1 hr ago | Myrtle Beach Online
This undated file aerial photo shows the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall Thursday March 6, 2014 to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
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Engines could become lighter and more efficient because of a research project that combines the talents and resources of the Chrysler Group, Nemak S.A. of Mexico and Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
9 hrs ago | R & D
They've discovered how to harness magnetic fields to create vigorous, organized fluid flows in particle suspensions.
13 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The U.S. Department of Energy says that offshore wind farms can generate four times as much electricity as all the power plants in the nation - without the air pollution and greenhouse gas emitted by burning fossil fuels.
The U.S. Department of Energy is planning a town hall Thursday to release more information on its efforts to recover from a radiation leak at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump.
The Department of Energy says employees at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant exposed last month to airborne radiation can relax.
PLAINSBORO -- The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's research efforts into magnetic fusion is featured in a Department of Energy Video released today dubbed "Creating a star on Earth."
But Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the chairwoman of the committee, told OMB director Sylvia Burwell that “we have really serious challenges in making progress at these nuclear sites across the country.” The Obama administration’s proposed fiscal 2015 budget was released Tuesday and called for DOE to cut cleanup costs nationwide by $135 ... (more)
USEC Inc filed for bankruptcy after struggling with weak prices for the enriched uranium it supplies to nuclear power plants and difficulties in financing a major project.
A recent string of concerning and potentially dangerous events, the first real blemishes in an otherwise spotless 15 years for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, has raised questions about the future direction of one of the country's largest nuclear waste repositories.
The U.S. Department of Energy budget for the next fiscal year places a project at the Savannah River Site to convert weapons grade plutonium to nuclear reactor fuel on "cold standby," according to the South Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club.
A radioactive leak at the nationals only deep-waste repository, in New Mexico has brought these facilities back into the spotlight The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant's salt beds hold radioactive materials from US nuclear-weapons labs.
A union representing some 200 workers at the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump says its wants to be sure employees are safe when the repository opens after a radiation leak that exposed at least 13 people.
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy has issued a funding opportunity of up to $70 million and is seeking applicants for a proposed Clean Energy Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Composites Materials and Structures.
Distributed electricity generation, especially solar PV, is rapidly spreading and getting much cheaper.
Advances in accelerators built for fundamental physics research have inspired improved cancer treatment facilities.
Mark Nelson, of St. Louis, will be attending his first Fat Tuesday. He said he's going to be in the mix even in a downpour.