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May 22, 2012
NSSAB student liaisons Gumabon, left, and Leavitt discuss their project involving a student survey and educational tool to members of the NSSAB.
High School Students Engage EM Program, Teach Classmates about Nuclear Cleanup

LAS VEGAS – Two high school students are aspiring to educate their classmates on the Nevada National Security Site’s (NNSS) environmental cleanup program after surveying them to gauge their knowledge of it.

May 10, 2012
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar speaks with First Solar and Enbridge leadership at the Enbridge Silver State North solar project in Nevada. | Photo courtesy of Interior Department, credit Tami A. Heilemann.
All-of-the-Above, In Action

President Obama has made it clear that our country needs an all-of-the-above strategy to develop American energy -– energy that’s cleaner, cheaper, and generates new jobs for Americans.

May 1, 2012
QA Corporate Board Meeting - May 2012

Board minutes, agenda, and presentations from meeting held in Las Vegas, NV.

April 23, 2012
Audit Report: OAS-L-12-05

The Joint Actinide Shock Physics Experimental Research Facility at the Nevada National Security Site

April 1, 2012
Stanchions are among the remnants of Smoky Tower.
Nevada National Security Site Nuclear Testing Artifacts Become Part of U.S. Cultural Archive

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada National Security Site’s (NNSS) historic Smoky site may soon join a long list of former nuclear testing locations eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic
Places. The Desert Research Institute (DRI) is currently working alongside the Nevada Site Office (NSO) to determine the eligibility of Smoky and a number of other EM sites slated for cleanup and closure.

March 1, 2012
Conventional Energy Forum & Associated Vertical Business Development: Best Practices in Indian Country

Presentations from the Tribal Leader Energy Forum on conventional energy in Las Vegas, NV.

March 1, 2012
2012 Reservation Economic Summit

Developing and Financing Renewable Energy Projects in Indian Country

February 9, 2012
Indian Energy & Energy Infrastructure to be Showcased at RES 2012 in Las Vegas

Our mission as a Department – to ensure America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through transformative science and technology solutions – touches Indian Country in many ways. Our Nation’s tribal communities are neighbors to the Department’s National Laboratories and sites, participants in energy programs, and producers and consumers of energy development and innovation. While Indian land comprises 5 percent of the United States, it contains an estimated 10 percent of all our energy resources.

January 20, 2012
EIS-0413: EPA Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Searchlight Wind Energy Project, Searchlight, NV