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May 7, 2013
EERE Success Story—The Navy Saves Energy in its Buildings With EERE Expertise

Naval Undersea Warfare Center reduces carbon footprint using a Department of Energy ESPC.

April 29, 2013
The interior of a pump-and-treat system along the Columbia River at the Hanford Site. With the push of a button, workers can now power the site’s five systems along the river that are working to extract and treat contaminated groundwater.
Hanford Site Creates One-Touch Wonder for Groundwater Treatment Systems

RICHLAND, Wash. – Engineers and operators supporting the Richland Operations Office at the Hanford site found a way to start and stop groundwater treatment along the Columbia River with literally the push of a button.

April 29, 2013
The time capsule and its contents will be brought before a DOE Hanford artifact committee that determines what to do with historic Hanford items.
Coffee Can Time Capsule Found at Hanford Site

RICHLAND, Wash. – Two workers supporting the Richland Operations Office at the Hanford site got quite a surprise while preparing a building for demolition.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Washington: State Ferries Run Cleaner With Biodiesel

Washington State Ferries now uses blended biodiesel to run its ferries, preventing the emission of more than 29,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Hydropower Generators Will Deliver New Energy from an Old Dam

City of Tacoma expands hydroelectric dam to produce more than 23,000 megawatt hours of electricity annually.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Helping Policymakers Evaluate Distributed Wind Options

eFormative Options promotes understanding of policy options related to distributed wind.

April 18, 2013
EERE Success Story—Washington State Energy-Efficiency Appliance Rebate Program (SEEARP) Spurs Local Economy, Promotes State-Wide Partnership

State of Washington works to save money, spur economic activity, and promote energy-efficient appliance options.

April 10, 2013
EERE Success Story—Thurston Regional Planning Council Helps Washingtonians Save on Travel Costs

Thurston County provides travel information for lower costs, improved safety, and faster response to challenges.

April 2, 2013
Workers wear air purifying respirators in the Plutonium Finishing Plant.
Workers Deliver Award-Winning Respiratory Safety

RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers supporting the Richland Operations Office at the Hanford site found a way to make their everyday work even safer.

March 28, 2013
An aerial view of Hanford’s 300 Area North Section following completion of cleanup.
Richland Operations Office Completes Cleanup in Hanford’s 300 Area North Section

RICHLAND, Wash. – EM met a Tri-Party Agreement milestone by completing cleanup of the north portion of Hanford’s 300 Area.