WaPo Asks Trump To Clean Up Obama's Nuclear Waste Mess

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets President-elect Donald Trump in the White House Oval Office in Washington, U.S., November 10, 2016. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘It’s past time the opposition was sidelined for good’

Early Report On DOE's Grid Study Finds Green Energy Not A Major Threat

Energy | Chris White
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry addresses the media in Mexico City, Mexico July 13, 2017. REUTERS/Henry Romero

‘The power system is more reliable today’

DOE Employee Charged Taxpayers $138K For A Law Degree That Had Nothing To Do With His Job

Energy | Michael Bastasch
law degree

‘Controls were overridden by senior management’

Experts Think France's Plans To Close 'Up To 17 Nuclear Reactors' By 2025 Won't End Well

Energy | Andrew Follett
sunset on a French nuclear plant (Shutterstock/thieury)

‘Now they’re all about socialism, not true environmentalism’

DOE Suggests Energy Efficiency Rules Could Be The Next Obama-Era Regs To Get Nixed

Energy | Chris White
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is sworn in before testifying at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on his nomination to be Energy secretary on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

‘Small businesses have written the DOE expressing concern’

Gov't Report: Fossil Fuels 'Continue To Dominate U.S. Energy Mix'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

81 percent of total U.S. energy consumption in 2016

Solar Panels Generate 300 Times More Toxic Waste Than Nuclear Reactors

Energy | Andrew Follett
One of the largest solar companies in the country must pay tens of millions of dollars in fines. (Shutterstock/ Lightboxx)

‘Per pound of waste generated, you get so much more power from nuclear’

US Nuclear Plant Got Hacked, But Experts Say It's Not A Big Problem

Energy | Andrew Follett
Nuclear power plant (Shutterstock/SpaceKris)

It’s not yet clear who was behind the attack

REPORT: Carbon Capture Tech 'Will Never Be Viable'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Worker with piece of coal in her hand at an open pit (Shutterstock/Mark Agnor)

The technology is ‘little more than a utopian dream’

Experts And Trump Agree, The US Will Soon Be Major Exporter Of Energy

Energy | Andrew Follett
Landscape image of a oil well pumpjack wiith an early morning golden sunrise and American USA red White and Blue Flag background. (Shutterstock/ James BO Insogna)

‘I agree that the U.S. is close to becoming a net exporter of energy’

Rick Perry Says Obama Policies'Threatened The Reliability' Of The Electric Grid

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Rick Perry and Mike Pence (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

‘It’s not feasible to rely exclusively on renewables’

Experts Say Green Energy Made Cyber Attacks On Power Grid Much Easier

Energy | Andrew Follett
A frustrated owner of a computer infected by a virus. (Shutterstock/PR Image Factory)

‘These lightly-protected systems could then be all too easily infiltrated

US Sailors Allegedly Sick From Fukushima Radiation To Sue Japan

Energy | Andrew Follett
Participating US Navy and Marine Corps personnel stand at attention at the promotion ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial site during Fleet Week 2015. (Shutterstock/Glynnis Jones)

The sailors got ‘much less [radiation] than airline crew members normally receive’

Oregon Energy Official Who Accepted $300k In Bribes Says Energy Department Is Deeply Corrupt

Energy | Anders Hagstrom
Photo of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) homepage on a monitor screen through a magnifying glass. (Shutterstock/Gil C)

‘The money just started showing up’

US Lab Hasn't Produced Plutonium Cores Since 2011 Due To Safety Concerns

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
A nuclear bomb detonates on the ocean. Source: Shutterstock/Romolo Tavani

‘**ck you, we’re not jumping’

Wind Lobby Releases Study To Undermine An Energy Department Report They Haven't Even Seen Yet

Energy | Michael Bastasch
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry discusses his economic plan at a National Press Club luncheon speech in Washington

They haven’t even seen the report they’re ‘debunking’

Eighth Major Report Finds Water Contamination From Fracking 'Has Not Been Observed'

Energy | Andrew Follett
BOISE, IDAHO/USA - FEBRUARY 22, 2016: Protesters warning of the dangers of fracking in Boise, Idaho (Shutterstock/ txking)

‘The campaign to shut down fracking is based on politics, not science’

Media Take Aim At Rick Perry's Global Warming Views After DOE Nixes Climate Office

Energy | Chris White

‘This shouldn’t be a debate about is the climate changing’