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Richland Lab Supports Nearly 7,000 Jobs

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington state economy last year, according to a study prepared by lab economists and released Thursday. 258 more words


Government: Gas to average $2.60 next year

The Energy Department again slashed its prediction for next year’s average price of gasoline across the U.S., this time to $2.60 a gallon. That would be 23% below this year’s projected average and the lowest full-year average since 2009. 9 more words

Making Hydropower More Environmentally Friendly With Sensor Fish

Hydropower has long provided a flexible, low-cost, and renewable source of power for the United States—since the 1800s, in fact. Even today, in fact, … 204 more words


Potential for mudslinging on a nuclear-scale

The agreement laying the foundation for the large-scale nuclear power plants (NPP) procurement and development programme of South Africa has resulted in strong reactions by anti-nuclear lobbyists and politicians alike – namely Helen Zille of the Democratic Alliance (DA). 536 more words