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Laundry is always on the to-do list, and in busy households across the country, it seems that the hamper is always full.
This file photo shows a liquified natural gas tanker and, in the background, super-cooled storage tanks at the Canaport LNG terminal in New Brunswick, on Canada's eastern coast, adjacent to Maine and north of Nova Scotia.
NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has passed the milestone of 100,000 shots fired by its laser.
The Department of Energy announced that it will transition 6,000 additional program personnel to Google Apps for Government, a cloud-based email and collaboration solution.
At Friday's unveiling of the town of Lancaster's Landfill Solar Array, Town Administrator Orlando Pacheco said he was inspired to start the project by the birth of his daughter four years ago.
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- On Friday, the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Washington filed a civil complaint under the False Claims Act alleging that Washington Closure Hanford LLC and others falsely claimed credit for awarding tens of millions of dollars-worth of federal subcontracting business to ... (more)
It's now easier than ever for homeowners to transform their homes into models of green living thanks to the growing availability of affordable, energy-smart building products and materials.
Scientists from the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will present a variety of their research at the 2013 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, which runs Monday, Dec. 9 through Friday, Dec. 13 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco.
Massive X-ray superbursts near the surface of neutron stars are providing a unique window into the operation of fundamental forces of nature under extreme conditions.
Highly insulating triple-pane windows keep a house snug and cozy, but it takes two decades or more for the windows to pay off financially based on utility-bill savings, according to a report by energy-efficiency experts at the U.S. Dept.
The Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, a nonprofit organization based in Boulder that works to advance energy efficiency in the Southwest, will receive a $2.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
Fewer U.S. residents have taken to the roads in recent years, with experts divided over the reasons.
In the latest step under his Climate Action Plan, President Obama today signed a Memorandum directing the Federal Government to consume 20 percent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 more than double the current level.
One of the most significant costs of operating a cold storage facility and the logistics associated with it is the expense connected with creating a cool environment.
Using an Oak Ridge National Laboratory technology, inspectors of containers of nuclear material will be able to know with unprecedented confidence whether an intruder has tampered with a seal.
The Information Age will get a major upgrade with the arrival of quantum processors many times faster and more powerful than today's supercomputers.