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November 4, 2014
2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference

President Obama will host the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. The conference will provide leaders from the 566 federally recognized tribes the opportunity to interact directly with the President and members of the White House Council on Native American Affairs. Each federally recognized tribe will be invited to send one representative to the conference. Additional details about the conference will be released at a later date.

November 4, 2014
FOIA Announcement

R--FOIA Support Services for the U.S. Department of Energy

October 30, 2014
EM Prepares Report for Convention on Safety of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM supported DOE in its role as the lead technical agency to produce a report recently for the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management.

October 21, 2014
Cloud-Based Transportation Management System Delivers Savings

DOE’s cloud based transportation management system (ATLAS) offers dramatically enhanced capabilities and modernization.

October 17, 2014
Preparations Underway for the 2015 National Environmental Justice Conference & Training Program

(Washington, DC)—October 8, 2015, The National Environmental Justice Conference, Inc. (NEJC) positions themselves for another successful event as the 2015 National Environmental Justice Conference & Training Program approaches.

October 17, 2014
2015 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program Call for PowerPoint/Video Presentations

As part of its Youth/Emerging Leaders Summit, the 2015 National Environmental Justice Conference and Training Program (NEJC) planners are inviting individuals or groups, ages 15 to 25, to submit PowerPoint or Video presentations, not to exceed fifteen (15) minutes in length, related to environmental justice in their respective communities. Each PowerPoint or Video presentation should include the submitter’s name(s), affiliation, and full contact information. Additional rules and requirements are attached.

October 16, 2014
Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System, Wins R&D 100 Award

Solar Thermochemical Advanced Reactor System, or STARS, converts natural gas and sunlight into a more energy-rich fuel called syngas, which power plants can burn to make
electricity.

September 30, 2014
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Recovery Plan outlines the necessary steps to resume operations at the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M.
Department of Energy Releases WIPP Recovery Plan

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) released the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Recovery Plan, outlining the necessary steps to resume operations at the transuranic waste disposal site outside of Carlsbad, N.M. WIPP operations were suspended following an underground truck fire and a radiological release earlier this year.

September 30, 2014
From left to right, DOE Office of Nuclear Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Fuel Cycle Technologies John Herczeg, EM Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto, and UK National Nuclear Laboratory Managing Director Paul Howarth sign a Statement of Intent amendment at the British Embassy in Washington, D.C.
UK Nuclear Cleanup and Research Experts Visit DOE to Expand Collaboration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Kingdom’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL) and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) met with senior members of EM and DOE’s Office of Nuclear Energy (NE) recently to amend a landmark Statement of Intent to include the NNL in collaborations on radioactive waste and nuclear materials cleanup and management.

September 25, 2014
Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Tri-Fold

OSDBU has created a downloadable, print-on-demand tri-fold PDF that introduces the office, its role in the Department of Energy and its goals for supporting small business nationwide.