In the 35 years since the Energy Department first opened its doors, our mission still remains: ensuring the nation’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental, and nuclear challenges through science and technology solutions.
Experts from more than 20 countries will gather to share information about remediation of former uranium production sites
The U.S. Department of Energy and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are hosting the International Workshop on Legacy Management and Regulatory Supervision of Uranium Legacy Sites from August 13 through 24.
In the seventh chapter of The Handford Story, the Energy Department takes a look at the River Corridor -- a 50-mile stretch of the Columbia River that flows through the Hanford site in southeast Washington State. This video provides you with an insiders look at the cleanup of contaminated buildings and soil.
Watch the video above to get a look inside the Energy Department'senvironmental cleanup work.
Over the past four years, the United States has reclaimed the title as the world’s leading investor in clean energy technologies and we are on track to double renewable energy generation. Join Secretary Chu for a live chat on the benefits of transitioning to a clean energy economy Friday, April 20, 2012 at 10:45 am ET at Energy.gov/LiveChat.
With a healthy appetitie for uranium and petroleum, this family of bacteria clean up nuclear waste and other toxic materials. A team of researchers has discovered exactly how they use their arms to do this.