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4 hrs ago | My Mother Lode
Department of Energy investigators are blaming poor management, ineffective safety and maintenance programs and a lack of proper oversight for a radiation release that contaminated 21 workers and shuttered the government's nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico two months ago.
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8 hrs ago | Fox News
A liquefied natural gas facility in southern Maryland is generating intense criticism from environmental groups, in a fight that echoes the protracted battle over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
12 hrs ago | Nature
Last May, Heidi Fisher feared that her career as an evolutionary geneticist might be over.
16 hrs ago | R & D
Like a hungry diner ripping open a dinner roll, a fuel cell catalyst that converts hydrogen into electricity must tear open a hydrogen molecule.
20 hrs ago | Free Republic
Tuesday's presidential travel will span more than 7,100 miles over two continents.- more than one-quarter of the way around the earth.
Yesterday | HeraldNet
In the blur of last week's news, an inter-governmental battle reached critical mass.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and legislators toured the Savannah River Site by air and ground Monday.
The Ukraine-Russia crisis has Congress rushing to consider legislation to accelerate exports of natural gas, which will increase U.S. natural gas and electricity prices.
Baltimore Gas and Electric Company recently teamed up with Towson University to help the school become more energy efficient, saving the college more than $1 million annually in energy costs, according to a statement from BGE.
On April 16, 2014, the U.S. Department of Energy Loan Programs Office issued a draft loan guarantee solicitation for renewable energy and efficient energy projects and facilities.
The Commerce says this 44th annual Earth Day is a call to action for Minnesota communities and residents to rekindle their passion for a cleaner environment.
Courtesy photo This robot will be used in the WIPP recovery efforts if employees are unable to access the source of the suspected contamination.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz answers questions after his keynote address at the IHS CERAWeek energy conference Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Houston.
Diesel rose 1.9 cents to $3.971 a gallon, its first increase in six weeks, the Department of Energy reported April 21. The increase was the first since diesel rose a half-cent to reach $4.021 on March 10, its highest pump price in almost a year.
Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, talks with GOP Assembly members Diane Harkey, of Dana Point, left, and Shannon Grove, of Bakersfield, after the Assembly approved his smoking bill banning smoking in home day care centers, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.
The Assembly approved a bill Monday that would ban smoking inside home day care centers even after the children have left, a regulation that targets lingering "third-hand smoke" and has been adopted by 12 other states.
A team of scientists, funded by the National Science Foundation , has successfully used a new technique to confirm the age of a 120,000-year-old sample of Antarctic ice.