News tagged with energy department

Bacteria to the rescue

At several U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) sites, uranium mining, milling, and processing have led to groundwater contamination that persists above drinking water standards—in spite of natural flushing ...

Jan 24, 2012 not rated yet 0

GOP wins battle of the bulb

Congress has dodged a government shutdown, agreeing to a $1 trillion spending bill that features a variety of rare compromises. Both Democrats and Republicans won some concessions, and it's too early to say who came out on ...

Dec 26, 2011 4.8 / 5 (5) 58

Green buildings save green

In addition to emitting less carbon dioxide and using less water, sustainably designed federal buildings cost 19 percent less to maintain, according to a report by the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.  The results are i ...

Nov 18, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 1