- Former Navajo Nation presidential candidate lands job at DOE Updated: May-21-15 6:15 am
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A former Navajo Nation presidential candidate who was disqualified over a language fluency requirement has landed a job with the U.S. Department of Energy.
- Federal judge to consider proposals for Hanford's future Updated: May-13-15 3:40 pm
RICHLAND, Washington - A federal judge has agreed to consider all three proposals to modify a court-enforced cleanup agreement for Hanford, which was signed in 2010.
- Carlsbad site could be used for plutonium disposal Updated: May-13-15 12:46 pm
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - A U.S. Department of Energy report indicates that a site in southern New Mexico may be used to dispose of plutonium from surplus nuclear weapons.
- Idaho nuclear scientists say fuel rods can be safely studied Updated: May-12-15 5:58 pm
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho - An eastern Idaho nuclear facility can safely handle two shipments of 25 spent fuel rods for research and it's not the start of turning the state into a nuclear waste dump, officials at the site say.
- Tennessee uranium set to be shipped to Nevada after delay Updated: May-07-15 10:28 am
OAK RIDGE, Tennessee - The Department of Energy is on the verge of shipping highly radioactive material from central Tennessee to a federal site north of Las Vegas.
- Feds reach settlement with New Mexico over radiation leak Updated: Apr-30-15 8:26 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Energy Department will funnel more than $73 million toward road and water projects around New Mexico as part of a settlement over a radiation leak that forced the indefinite closure of a troubled nuclear waste dump.
- Funds solar energy for fuel production research announced Updated: Apr-29-15 11:10 am
SAN FRANCISCO - The federal government is pledging $75 million to harness solar energy for fuel production research.
- DOE awards geothermal research grants in NV, UT, CA, ID, OR Updated: Apr-27-15 9:23 pm
RENO, Nevada - The U.S. Energy Department awarded grants Monday to scientists in Nevada and four other western states to develop research for a national lab aimed at tapping hard-to-get-to geothermal energy they say someday could provide enough power to supply 100 million homes.
- Hanford misses $190,500 from incentive programs, audit shows Updated: Apr-27-15 9:32 am
RICHLAND, Washington - An audit by the Department of Energy Office of Inspector General shows that the Hanford Nuclear Reservation missed out on at least $190,500 in payments from energy conservation incentive programs.