U.S. Department of Energy

Federal funding for Portsmouth plant clean-up

BY: - September 29, 2021

The clean-up and diffusion efforts happening at a former Piketon uranium plant will get a boost of federal money to continue the work. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency will receive $3.5 million in grant money from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management. That money is tagged for “oversight and monitoring of the […]

U.S. Senate confirms Michigan’s Granholm as secretary of Energy

BY: - February 26, 2021

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday in a 64-35 vote confirmed former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to run the Department of Energy. She’ll be the second woman to lead the $35 billion agency. Sen. Gary Peters, the Michigan Democrat who chairs the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, gave his support for Granholm on […]