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06.18.2015

The Energy Department’s Office of Enforcement has announced it will investigate two contamination events involving highly enriched uranium that occurred at the National Criticality Experiments Research Center at the Nevada National Security Site in...

06.17.2015 | BY GEORGE LOBSENZ

Only weeks after the agency suggested it was getting its arms around safety problems delaying the troubled mega-project, the Energy Department has confirmed new concerns about licensing and nuclear safety documents done by the contractor building the massive...

06.17.2015

Sen. Ron Wyden said Tuesday he would block Senate action on the nomination of Monica Regalbuto to take over the Energy Department’s environmental management office until DOE takes “concrete action” to speed up radioactive waste cleanup at...

06.16.2015 | BY JEFF BEATTIE

Responding to an evolving work load that includes a sharp pullback in the new reactor applications, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission last week approved a number of steps to “reposition” the agency, including a modest staff cut and an initial move...

06.16.2015

The National Nuclear Security Administration has decided to delay for one year any decision to carve tritium production operations out of the current contract held by the Energy Department’s Savannah River Site operator and transfer them to another...

06.15.2015 | BY GEORGE LOBSENZ

In findings that senior lawmakers said were distressingly familiar, congressional auditors told a House panel Friday that the Energy Department’s nuclear cleanup office and semi-autonomous nuclear weapons agency have failed to provide effective...

06.15.2015

Babcock & Wilcox Co. said last week its board of directors has formally approved the spin-off of its government contracting and nuclear operations into a stand-alone firm while retaining its power generation business as a public company trading under the...

06.12.2015 | BY GEORGE LOBSENZ

Culminating a nine-year nonproliferation effort, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced Thursday that its board of governors approved an agreement with Kazakhstan to establish and operate a low-enriched uranium bank in that country as a last-resort...

06.11.2015

The private equity arm of independent power producer Tenaska Inc. is evaluating a potential sale of virtually its entire independent generation portfolio, with Dynegy Corp. and Talen Energy seen as being among potential buyers given their interest in further...

06.09.2015

The Energy Department announced last week that UT-Battelle, operator of DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has agreed to pay $112,500 to settle alleged nuclear safety violations related to an August 2014 accident at the Tennessee facility in which...


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