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April 25, 2012
Audit Report: IG-0863

The Department of Energy's $12.2 Billion Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant – Quality Assurance Issues – Black Cell Vessels

April 24, 2012
Conceptual site model for evaluating soil vapor extraction system performance to determine
if the system should be optimized, terminated, or transitioned to another approach.
New Approach to Assess Volatile Contamination in Vadose Zone Provides Path Forward for Site Closure

RICHLAND, Wash. and LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – Through the Deep Vadose Zone-Applied Field Research Initiative (DVZ-AFRI), scientists and engineers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company, federal agencies, and the scientific community are collaborating to develop effective, science-based solutions for remediating, characterizing, monitoring, and predicting the behavior and fate of deep vadose zone contamination.

April 20, 2012
Michael Dunn, Deputy Director of Facilities Management at Argonne National Laboratory, setup a program that encouraged employees to cut their energy use during peak summer months and resulted in more than $475,000 in savings. Here he stands next to an electrical vehicle fueling station that charges cars with solar energy. | Image courtesy of Argonne National Laboratory.
Earth Day: Leading by Example

We’re not just interested in talking the talk at the Energy Department, it’s important to us to walk the walk. To do that, we’re working every day across the country to make our operations more sustainable and efficient. Take these employees, for example.

April 18, 2012
Sixth Chapter of Hanford Story Released to Public: Chapter Covers History and Cleanup of Most Hazardous Facility at Hanford

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Department of Energy is releasing the sixth chapter of The Hanford Story video series to the public today. "Plutonium Finishing Plant" provides viewers with a look at the history and cleanup of the highest hazard facility remaining at the Hanford Site.

March 13, 2012
EA-1728: Finding of No Significant Impact

Integrated Vegetation Management of the Hanford Site, Richland, WA

March 13, 2012
EA-1728: Final Environmental Assessment

Integrated Vegetation Management of the Hanford Site, Richland, WA

March 9, 2012
EIS-0425: EPA Notice of Availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement

Bonneville Power Administration Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Project, Chelan and Okanogan Counties, WA

March 9, 2012
Participants in the EM-led delegation's second workshop gather for a photo at the Hanford site.
EM Hosts Second Successful Workshop for Japanese Officials

RICHLAND, Wash. – An EM-led delegation said its recent workshop for Japanese officials leading the cleanup of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant site and surrounding area was a success.

March 9, 2012
EIS-0425: Final Environmental Impact Statement

Bonneville Power Administration Mid-Columbia Coho Restoration Project, Chelan and Okanogan Counties, WA

March 8, 2012
Fifth Chapter of Hanford Story Released to Public: Chapter Dedicated to Potential Future Uses of the Hanford Site

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Department of Energy is releasing the fifth chapter of The Hanford Story
video series to the public today.