- Workers preparing to enter New Mexico nuke dump Updated: Mar-10-14 9:05 pm
- DOE criticized for delay in emptying tank Updated: Mar-10-14 6:04 pm
- Energy Dept. offers plan for leaking Hanford tank Updated: Mar-08-14 2:40 am
- Murray concerned about Hanford budget Updated: Mar-04-14 2:34 pm
- Enerkem's ethanol plant no closer to being built Updated: Mar-01-14 11:06 am
- AP Newsbreak: Washington nuke waste tanks flawed? Updated: Mar-01-14 10:56 am
- New Mexico radiation leak raises concerns Updated: Feb-28-14 6:41 pm
- Cape Wind gets $600M loan from Danish company Updated: Feb-26-14 5:40 pm
- Wyden seeks probe in whistle-blower firing Updated: Feb-20-14 6:13 pm
- AP sources: DOE to OK $6.5B for Georgia nuke plant Updated: Feb-18-14 8:53 pm
- Whistle-blower fired from Hanford nuclear site Updated: Feb-18-14 6:44 pm
- Crews monitor NM nuclear repository for radiation Updated: Feb-16-14 5:43 am
- Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows Updated: Feb-13-14 8:00 am
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The U.S. Department of Energy and the operators of the nation's only underground nuclear waste dump said Monday they are making plans to allow specially trained workers to enter the site for the first time in weeks after more than a dozen employees were exposed to low levels of radiation during a mysterious leak.
SPOKANE, Washington - A Hanford watchdog group on Monday criticized the federal government's plan to wait at least two years to begin emptying a nuclear waste storage tank that is leaking.
RICHLAND, Washington - The U.S. Department of Energy has given the state of Washington a plan for emptying a leaking nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
RICHLAND, Washington - U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is concerned about the Obama administration's proposed budget for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
PONTOTOC, Mississippi - Five years have passed and a planned $100 million ethanol plant is no closer to being built.
SPOKANE, Washington - While one of the newer double-walled nuclear waste storage tanks at a Washington state complex has leaked, six others have "significant construction flaws" that could lead to additional leaks, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The radiation exposure of at least 13 workers at a nuclear dump in a New Mexico salt bed more than 2,000 feet below the ground has brought new attention to the nation's long struggle to find places to dispose of tons of Cold War-era waste.
BOSTON - The board of a Danish export credit agency has approved a $600 million loan to the Cape Wind offshore energy project, the project's president announced Wednesday.
SPOKANE, Washington - U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants an investigation into the treatment of whistle-blowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, after two were fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site's most dangerous radioactive wastes.
WASHINGTON - The Energy Department is poised to approve $6.5 billion in federal loan guarantees for the first nuclear power plant built from scratch in this country in more than three decades.
SPOKANE, Washington - Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
CARLSBAD, New Mexico - Officials checking the presence of airborne radiation at an underground site in southeastern New Mexico where the U.S. government seals away low-grade nuclear waste say surface tests have detected no contamination.
PRIMM, Nevada - A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry that is testing the balance between wilderness conservation and the pursuit of green energy across the West.