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

Energy | Andrew Follett
Beautiful business woman having work problem because her office computer getting poisoning and feeling very sadness sitting at working desk thinking solution. (Shutterstock/PR Image Factory)

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

The Federal Procurement System Can't Keep Pace With Technology

Opinion | Joanne Butler

The art of a federal IT deal should take months, not years, to accomplish.

NASA Finally Knows What Its $8.8 Billion Space Telescope Will Be Looking For

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

‘There is no limit to what we might discover’

India Sends 'Monster' Rocket Into Orbit, While US Astronauts Remain Grounded

Energy | Andrew Follett
People watch as India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D6) blasts off carrying a 2117 kg GSAT-6 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan space centre at Sriharikota, India, August 27, 2015. (REUTERS/Stringer)

‘This is an important moment’

Another Gov't Study Says Fracking Isn't A Threat To Groundwater

Energy | Andrew Follett
A WPX Energy natural gas drilling rig north of Parachute, Colorado, December 9, 2014. The economy of Parachute, with a current population of approximately 1000 people, was devastated when thousands of workers lost their jobs on "Black Sunday" in 1982, after Exxon terminated the Colony Shale Oil Project. The current rise of hydraulic fracking in natural gas retrieval has given a cautious hope to the town's inhabitants, who know market demand and price can effect their local economy. (Reuters/Jim Urquhart)

‘Another day, another study confirming fracking is not a major risk to groundwater’

Prof: Unfair To Slap 'Other Than Honorable' Discharge On Service Members With PTSD

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. soldier with PTSD. (Anchiy/Shutterstock).

‘Don’t want to blame the victim’

Everything You Need To Know About Trump's Energy Department Budget

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

‘To improve both our energy and national security’

NASA's Mars Rocket 'May Be Difficult To Sustain,' Says Report

Energy | Andrew Follett
NASA sign in Orlando, Florida/USA at the Kennedy space center museum entrance. April 10, 2013. Ingus Kruklitis /

Behind schedule and over budget

Report: DOD May Have Wrongly Kicked Out Thousands Of Troops With Mental Issues

US | Jonah Bennett
US Marines returned to Afghanistan's volatile Helmand April 29, where American troops faced heated fighting until NATO's combat mission ended in 2014, as embattled Afghan security forces struggle to beat back the resurgent Taliban. The deployment of some 300 Marines to the poppy-growing southern province came one day after the militants announced the launch of their "spring offensive", and as the Trump administration seeks to craft a new strategy in Afghanistan. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images.

‘Can go unrecognized and unacknowledged’

Radioactive Waste Released At Gov't Facility, Personnel Evacuated

Energy | Andrew Follett
Radioactive waste ; Chemist in protective suit the disposal of radio active waste. (Shutterstock/overcrew)

Feds instructed people to ‘refrain from eating or drinking’

Feds Don't Know If They're Effectively Fighting Cartels Smuggling Drugs, People

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
A Homeland Security special agent examines seized drugs in a highly sophisticated tunnel used to smuggle drugs between the U.S. and Mexico. (REUTERS/ICE/Handout via Reuters)

‘It is vital that DHS respond accordingly’

Federal Agencies Spent $13.5 Million On Vehicles They May Not Use

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Desert Relic/Old Car rusting away in the desert. (Shutterstock/RollingFishays)

‘The agency may be spending millions of dollars on vehicles that are not needed’

Here's What An $8.8 Billion Space Telescope Actually Looks Like

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

Currently $7.2 billion over budget and 7 years behind schedule

US Nuke Factories Are Vulnerable To Terrorists, Report:

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Workers in protective suits and masks wait to enter at a nuclear power plant. REUTERS/David Guttenfelder/Pool

Fences, alarms and sensors are outdated, federal watchdog warns

Feds Unsure If Grants For American Indian Sex Trafficking Victims Helped

Investigative Group | Ethan Barton
Navajo Elderly Woman Outdoors in Bright Sun (Shutterstock/tobkatrina)

‘The total number … is unknown’

Obama's Counterterrorism Legacy Just Took A Huge Hit

National Security | Peter Hasson
NATO Summit Wales 2014 - Final Day

‘No cohesive strategy’

Holding Government Accountable Is Still Important

Opinion | Michael McGrady
The U.S. Capitol Building is lit at sunset in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

American citizens consistently find government waste, fraud, and abuse when they bother to look.

Trump To Announce More Big Global Warming Science Cuts

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Cutting another $140 million in funding from government-funded global warming science

NASA's $8.8 Billion Telescope Finally Ready -- 6 Years Behind Schedule

Energy | Andrew Follett
James Webb Space Telescope. This image elements furnished by NASA (Shutterstock/Vadim Sadovski)

It was initially projected to cost $1.6 billion

Chaffetz Criticizes Facial Recognition Tech, Suggests It Should Be Used For Illegals

Politics | Eric Lieberman
House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Chaffetz listens during committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘Just because we can doesn’t mean we necessarily should’