Department of Energy http://www.kplu.org en More Washington Nuclear Weapons Workers To Be Screened For Cancer http://www.kplu.org/post/more-washington-nuclear-weapons-workers-be-screened-cancer <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/148433830&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 12:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 16454 at http://www.kplu.org More Washington Nuclear Weapons Workers To Be Screened For Cancer Smart grid pilot project debuting at University of Washington http://www.kplu.org/post/smart-grid-pilot-project-debuting-university-washington <p>Most people who pay their own energy bills know that power is expensive. But where it’s coming from and how much it costs is often more mysterious.</p><p>That could change if technology that’s part of a<a href="http://www.pnwsmartgrid.org/"> demonstration project</a> at the University of Washington catches on. It’s co funded by the US Department of Energy. The U-dub is the largest of 16 demo sites creating a new Pacific Northwest Smart Grid.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 12:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 6771 at http://www.kplu.org Smart grid pilot project debuting at University of Washington Hanford union raises concerns with waste treatment plant http://www.kplu.org/post/hanford-union-raises-concerns-waste-treatment-plant <p>Hanford contractors are welding the lids onto massive waste mixing tanks later this week. That&rsquo;s despite serious concerns being raised by engineers at the plant in southeast Washington. A labor union that represents those workers has asked for a work stoppage and filed a formal grievance.</p><p> Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:15:19 +0000 Anna King 2327 at http://www.kplu.org Hanford union raises concerns with waste treatment plant Hanford whistleblower case raises questions for Feds about worker's demotion http://www.kplu.org/post/hanford-whistleblower-case-raises-questions-feds-about-workers-demotion <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-958865.mp3</p><p>Documents surfacing from an ongoing lawsuit are raising questions about the demotion of a Hanford whistleblower and whether a top manager with the Department of Energy was involved.</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:40:55 +0000 Anna King & KPLU News Staff 1046 at http://www.kplu.org