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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

DOE Announces Two Programs Supporting Renewable and Clean Energy

Last week the United States Department of Energy announced two programs supporting the Obama administration's commitment to renewable energy development.

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

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Two Livermore lab scientists win prestigious Energy Department awards

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized two Lawrence Livermore Laboratory researchers for their contributions to science, energy and national security.

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Related Topix: Myers Industries, Rubber-Plastics, Manufacturing, Industrial Machines

Washington Times

State, feds reject each other's Hanford proposals

The state of Washington and the U.S. Department of Energy on Friday each rejected the other's proposal to amend a federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site.

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War Is A Crime

'Russia with Love': Alaska Gas Scandal is Out-of-Country, Not Out-of-State

A legal controversy - critics would say scandal - has erupted in Alaska's statehouse over the future of its natural gas bounty .

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Sean Parnell, US Governors, ConocoPhillips, Energy, Oil & Gas

Tri-cityherald.com

State rejects DOE’s Hanford consent decree proposal

Both DOE and the state agree there should be a phased startup of the Hanford vitrification plant to make sure waste is treated as soon as possible.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Motley Fool

What's Holding Back U.S. LNG Export Projects?

With the U.S. currently awash in natural gas, the nation's government is accelerating the pace of approvals for projects that seek to export domestic natural gas in the form of liquefied natural gas.

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Related Topix: Texas, Environmental Law, Law

Home

Kirksville to participate in the 'Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday'

The holiday will be occurring April 19th through midnight on April 25th. Missouri, Adair County, and Kirksville city sales tax will be exempted on the sale of Energy Star certified appliances.

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Related Topix: Kirksville, MO, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Danbury Daily Voice

Danbury Receives Tree City USA Designation For 22nd Year

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has designated Danbury as a Tree City USA for the 22nd year.

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Related Topix: Danbury, CT, Connecticut

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

Crews find suspected area of radiation leak

The Big Gig has dropped another batch of 22 side-stage headliners for the June 25-29 and July 1-6... In this March 7, 2014, photo released by the U.S. Department of Energy, specially-trained workers make unmanned tests inside a nuclear waste dump in Carlsbad, N.M. / AP ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Two months after radiation leaked from the federal ... (more)

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KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Southwest Louisiana native and member of DOE shares insight on expected economic boom

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oil and Natural Gas in the Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy Dr. Paula Gant shared her insight on the projected economic boom in Southwest Louisiana at a special program hosted by the Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance, the U.S. Department of Commerce/Export Assistance Center and the ... (more)

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Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Scientists Gain New Insight into Mysterious Electronic Phenomenon

For more than a quarter of a century, high-temperature superconductors - materials that can transmit electric current without any resistance - have perplexed scientists who seek to understand the physical phenomena responsible for their unique properties.

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The Heritage Foundation

Department of Energy: Working Hard to Give Away Your Money

This week the Department of Energy announced that it will make as much as $4 billion in loan guarantees available for renewable and energy efficiency projects that reduce, avoid, or sequester greenhouse gas emissions.

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Business Journal

Bigger wind turbines could propel N.C.'s energy sector

Taller wind turbines and larger blades could lead the Southeast, and North Carolina, to grow its renewable wind energy sector.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy

Planning

Get Free Solar Energy Technical Help in Atlanta

With spring in full swing in Atlanta, I expect many National Planning Conference attendees will have sunshine on their minds.

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

Washington Times

Energy Dept. discusses Savannah River Site funding

U.S. Department of Energy officials are participating in a public discussion on the financial future of the Savannah River Site.

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Realty Times

Make These Upgrades to Save Energy & Boost Your Home's Resale Value

Most homeowners would benefit from a home energy audit, especially those with older homes.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

She Knows

A shocking recap of gas prices over time

No matter how old you are, you've likely heard your parents or grandparents complain about the price of gas.

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Switched

America's Top Young Scientists Warn Of Systemic Brain Drain: Colleagues 'Sort Of Disappear'

Every three years, a diverse group of top scientists from around the world convenes at the International Conference of Gas Hydrates.

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Related Topix: Asia Travel, Beijing, China Travel, China Travel, West Virginia University

R & D

Scientists capture ultrafast snapshots of light-driven superconductivity

A new study pins down a major factor behind the appearance of superconductivity-the ability to conduct electricity with 100% efficiency-in a promising copper-oxide material.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science

Electric Energy Online

Department of Energy Issues Draft Renewable Energy and Efficient...

In support of the Administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Department of Energy issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for innovative renewable energy and energy efficiency projects located in the U.S. that avoid, reduce, or sequester greenhouse gases.

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

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