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2 hrs ago | The Columbian

Energy Adviser: Beware phantom power load

Somewhere in your home, energy is leaking out. Unfortunately, weather stripping and insulation won't stop this leak.


Related Topix: DVD Players, Scanners, Printers

7 hrs ago |

US environmental official talks up clean air rules

A federal environmental official will meet with environmentalists, state officials and others in Hartford to discuss the Obama administration's clean air initiatives.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

11 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

DOE, contractors gather food for less fortunate

The U.S. Department of Energy and its Paducah contractors are collecting food and personal hygiene items to help restock the shelves of area service organizations that help less fortunate people.


Related Topix: Paducah, KY

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Carlsbad Current-Argus

Top government official meets with workers at WIPP

CARLSBAD >> A top government official from Washington, D.C. visited with WIPP personnel and assessed the progress of underground recovery this week.


Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Nuclear Energy

National Public Radio

Nuclear Site Workers Test Thousands Of Air Samples

About 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem, Hanford officials said Wednesday.


Nuclear plant tests thousands of air samples

Officials say about 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem.


Squamish Chief

Potential LNG explosion no threat to locals' safety: expert

Michael Hightower was contracted by the United States government to examine scenarios regarding possible LNG explosions.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster

The Hill

Obama nominates defense adviser to No. 2 spot at DOE

President Obama on Tuesday nominated top White House defense adviser Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall to be deputy secretary of the Energy Department.


R & D

Unprecedented detail of intact neuronal receptor offers blueprint for drug developers

Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, depression, schizophrenia, autism and ischemic injuries associated with stroke.


Environmental Leader

DOE Project Captures More Than 1 Million Metric Tons CO2

A carbon capture project at a hydrogen-production facility in Port Arthur, Texas - a US Department of Energy project, in partnership with Air Products and Chemicals - has captured more than 1 million metric tons of CO2 at the facility, the DOE says.


Related Topix: Air Products and Chemicals, Chemicals

JD Supra

DOE Requests Information On Integrated Biorefinery Practices

On July 2, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Bioenergy Technology Office published in the Federal Register a "Request for Information Regarding Integrated Biorefinery Lessons Learned and Best Practices."


Tue Jul 08, 2014

JD Supra

DOE Announces New Renewable and Efficient Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation

On July 3, 2014, the United States Department of Energy's Loan Programs Office issued a new "Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy" solicitation for loan guarantees .


Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Grist Magazine

"It's raining renewable energy loans!" shrieks DOE, racing to the dance floor

Last week, the Department of Energy announced a $4 billion loan guarantee program for renewable energy projects.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Startups, Solyndra, Solar Energy, Computers

PNNL assists with energy storage projects

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is working with three utilities who were awarded $14.3 million in grants Tuesday as part of the state’s new Clean Energy Fund.


Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Governors, Jay Inslee, Avista

Business Journal

Texas and one other state now account for half of U.S. oil production

Workers make a pipe connection on a drilling rig near Encinal in the Eagle Ford Shale.


Related Topix: Texas, San Antonio, TX

Post and Courier

Port of Charleston could be at risk if German nuclear waste comes through, Vincent Sheheen says

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen says the Port of Charleston could be put at risk if nuclear waste from Germany is allowed to travel through on its way to the Savannah River Site.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, South Carolina, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Energy

Why USEC (USU) Stock Is Surging Today

The plan would put the company, which the U.S. government contracts, into the hands of bondholders.


Related Topix: USEC, Specialty Materials, Mining, Economics News, Bankruptcy, TheStreet, Financial Markets

Philippines Today

Shell and Petron to rollback diesel and kerosene prices Tuesday

The two companies will decrease by 85 centavos the price of diesel per liter and kerosene at 95 centavos per liter.


Pacific Daily News

Maximizing your car's fuel economy

Keeping an eye on your fuel economy can put dollars in your pocket. The folks behind the invaluable website -- the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency -- offer some new tips, including how to maximize the miles per gallon of hybrids, electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.


Related Topix: Hybrid, Electric Vehicle

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Daily Chronicle

SCHRADER: Tale of two cities and their mayors

Artist Deb Bailey stands beside the mural she is painting on a utility box along a major thoroughfare in Livermore, California, one of 20 boxes being decorated by local talent.


Related Topix: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University, Energy, IL