ernest moniz http://nwpr.org en Secretary Moniz Meets With Washington Governor On Hanford http://nwpr.org/post/secretary-moniz-meets-washington-governor-hanford <p></p><p>Washington Governor Jay Inslee says the US Department of Energy is failing to provide him a “comprehensive” Hanford cleanup plan. The Democrat's comments follow a face-to-face meeting with the Secretary of Energy who made a special trip to meet with the governor.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:37:54 +0000 Austin Jenkins 42938 at http://nwpr.org Secretary Moniz Meets With Washington Governor On Hanford New U.S. Energy Secretary Set To Visit Hanford This Week http://nwpr.org/post/new-us-energy-secretary-set-visit-hanford-week <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061713AK_Moniz_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Ernest Moniz, the new secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy visits Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington on Wednesday. Among the issues he will have to deal with are the leaking underground tanks of radioactive waste and the troubled waste treatment plant.<p>From his resume, it appears Moniz isn’t short on brainpower. He’s been on the faculty of MIT since 1973. Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:20:36 +0000 Anna King 29532 at http://nwpr.org New U.S. Energy Secretary Set To Visit Hanford This Week New Energy Secretary: Nuclear Waste Cleanup Among Top Priorities http://nwpr.org/post/new-energy-secretary-nuclear-waste-cleanup-among-top-priorities <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/05/052113AK_Moniz_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The Obama administration’s new secretary of energy says his top priorities are responding to climate change, safely managing the nation’s nuclear stockpile and fostering scientific research. Ernest Moniz made the comments at his swearing-in ceremony Tuesday.<p>He also mentioned the need to clean up the nation’s Cold War legacy waste. Tue, 21 May 2013 23:42:12 +0000 Anna King 27931 at http://nwpr.org New Energy Secretary: Nuclear Waste Cleanup Among Top Priorities Energy Secretary Nominee Fields Questions On Hanford http://nwpr.org/post/energy-secretary-nominee-fields-questions-hanford <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/04/040913AK_Moniz_1_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>President Obama’s nominee for U.S. Energy Secretary says he’ll visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation soon if he’s confirmed.&#160;<p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 23:04:49 +0000 Anna King 25621 at http://nwpr.org Energy Secretary Nominee Fields Questions On Hanford