Stories tagged: Energy Secretary
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
Hanford becomes comical punching bag for HBO’s John Oliver
Just days after Energy Secretary Rick Perry made his first trip to the Hanford nuclear reservation, HBO’s John Oliver used the polluted nuclear site as a satirical punching bag for …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Perry declares support for PNNL, Hanford; vague on funding
In his first visit to the Tri-Cities, Energy Secretary Rick Perry offered enthusiastic support for the Hanford cleanup and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, but gave no assurance he will advocate …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 11:11 a.m.
Energy Secretary makes 1st Tri-City area stop, says it’s a chance to learn
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s visit to the Mid-Columbia is “an edification” – the chance to see firsthand the work being done at places like the Hanford nuclear reservation and …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Senators urge new energy secretary to protect Hanford workers
Washington’s two U.S. senators brought the chemical vapors issue at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to the attention of new Energy Secretary Rick Perry, asking him to improve safety and make …
Wed., June 19, 2013, 7:34 a.m.
Energy secretary to visit Hanford
RICHLAND — New Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz was set to make his first visit today to the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site since being confirmed by the Senate last month.
Tue., May 21, 2013, 8:42 a.m.
Moniz sworn in as energy secretary
WASHINGTON — Physicist Ernest Moniz has been sworn in as the nation’s new energy secretary. The 68-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor took the oath of office Tuesday at the …