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U.S. officials hope Russia steps up destruction of plutonium

...the world the wrong message by blurring the separation of military and civilian nuclear programs. Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary, with White House and Defense officials by her side, said a dual-track of both burning plutonium in commercial...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/10/met_201151.shtml
Metro
Nuclear energy opponent attacks DOE surplus plutonium plan

...the table," said Dr. Makhijani, who spoke at a press conference in Washington. Last month, Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary announced a two-track plan to dispose of plutonium by immobilizing it in glass or using it as so-called MOX fuel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/29/met_203269.shtml
Metro
New DOE office to protect whistleblowers

...anger and pain that often occurs when employee concerns are not properly and timely addressed," Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary said Thursday in launching four reforms aimed at boosting her agency's whistleblower protection program. A new...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/09/28/met_199752.shtml
Metro
Two states do battle over tritium production

...River Site wondering if their much-desired tritium mission might be slipping away, after all. Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary has said she expects to decide in the next few weeks whether the Hanford Fast Flux Test Facility will officially compete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/12/22/met_201609.shtml
Metro
O'Leary expected to OK plutonium fuel

...Energy's proposal to convert plutonium into so-called MOX fuel for civilian nuclear power reactors. Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary is expected any day to approve formally a policy under which some plutonium would be burned in reactors and some encased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/12/met_202460.shtml
Metro
Senate Republicans urge DOE to resume tritium production

...Resources Committee during Thursday's four-hour confirmation hearing. But he repeated former Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary's recent pronouncement that the DOE will not be able to comply with the legal deadline set for a decision on nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/01/31/met_203371.shtml
Metro
Candidacy gets mixed reaction

...Regulatory Commission nearly landed the job back in December 1996 before President Clinton nominated Mr. Pena to succeed Hazel O'Leary. Mr. Richardson would be a good fit for the DOE, said U.S. Rep. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who served in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/01/met_227168.shtml
Metro
Clinton double-cross

...secretaries hadn't even been aware of them,much less able to stop them. In fact, Clinton's first DOE secretary, Hazel O'Leary, however unwittingly, abetted Red China espionage by declassifying decades of Cold War nuclear lab secrets. By...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/10/12/edi_272786.shtml
Editorials
DOE under fire

...witness. It will keep the spotlight on the dismantling of security that accelerated under former Clinton DOE boss Hazel O'Leary. One last point. The espionage scandal is not just about poor lab security. There's a bigger picture, as effectively...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/24/edi_264339.shtml
Editorials
Energy secretary halts document declassification

...aggressive declassification efforts involving defense-related documents that were ordered by former Energy Secretary Hazel O'Leary during President Clinton's first term. "We're reversing that. We believe it's critical that we guard our...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/12/tec_261252.shtml
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