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Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

...billion loan agreement to finance the first two nuclear reactors licensed in the U.S. in more than 30 years.Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, in a news release, said the Vogtle expansion project has diversified the nation's energy infrastructure...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
U.S. Energy Secretary calls for $1 billion annually for MOX program at Savannah River Site

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday it will take more than $1 billion a year to complete Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-16/us-energy-secretary-calls-1-
Local officials say impact of hack unknown

...Energy Department facility, or Augusta's Fort Gordon Cyber Center of Excellence were affected by the data breach.Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz wrote in a memo that the Office of Personnel Management informed the department that "employee data...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/local-officials-say-impact-h
SC Republicans question cost projections for MOX plant

...from our side of the agreement."At the end of March, Wilson and Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pa., sent a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Mo niz questioning the selection of Aerospace Corp. to conduct the study. The research center has expertise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/sc-republicans-question-cost-
So long, Harry

...encouraged by Hardy's "maybe," even if it does reek of Beltway quid-pro-quo.What we don't need, as Obama Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has intimated, is a new round of studies to develop facilities in multiple states.What's the point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-05/so-long-harry
Budget proposal for MOX facility remains level while study is underway

...fought for $345 million to continue construction and ordered an analysis of other plutonium disposition options.Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that the budget request meets Congress' demand that construction continue. The funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-02/budget-proposal-mox-faci
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...term contracts to sell power to utility companies.And then there is the Abengoa biorefinery in Hugoton, where Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz came in October for the opening. He was joined by two Kansas officials who voted against the stimulus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

...since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan...President Ronald Reagan's energy secretary. Edwards returned to his home...with us." As Department of Energy secretary, Edwards served two years working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Federal nuclear safety board finds funding, staffing decreases for SRS emergency planning

...types of emergencies possible across multiple facilities.In September, the safety board recommended to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz an overhaul of emergency preparedness and response at the nation's defense nuclear facilities, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/federal-nuclear-safety-boa
U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

...federal government to dispose of the waste and close the tanks. DHEC Direc tor Katherine Templeton previously warned Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz that delays at SRS could trigger $154 million in fines.Citing "technical problems and funding issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute