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Under Secretary of Energy Mark W. Menezes visited @LosAlamosNatLab and @SandiaLabs where he met with Senior Lab leadership and toured the incredible work being done on applied energy and nuclear security. Working together, our #NationalLabs remain at the forefront of innovation.
FACT: Nuclear makes up 55% of the nation’s clean energy—by far the most of any other energy source.
Nearing in on one of its 2020 priorities, @EMcleanup is close to transferring 70 sites on the Nevada Test & Training Range into long-term stewardship now that EM Nevada has completed environmental actions. Read this & more EM news at
Which plants will dip their toes all the way to the rock or the permafrost and which ones won’t? Colleen Iverson & her team at @ORNLMDF work to improve data that goes into Earth systems models to help them make better predictions
FACT: Just ✌️ nuclear power plants in Texas make up nearly a third of the state’s clean energy production.
LM #VideoOfTheWeek : Research at the Missouri University Research Reactor in Columbia, MO, evaluated separating long half-life radioactive fission products from ones with shorter half-lives to reduce the volume of high-level radioactive waste.
#Harvey update: 287,000+ power outages, 15 refineries shut down. Read our latest situation report ➜ (?: )
“The research being conducted in Antarctica will lead us to greater understanding and the Department of Energy is working to help push the bounds of knowledge for Humanity by identifying new and exciting paths to future discoveries.” -- @ScienceUnderSec