The Bush administration agreed to store nuclear waste from 21 new reactors. But the federal government still can't meet its commitment to find permanent storage.
Currently, the US has no permanent disposal site for nuclear waste. A new presidential commission is exploring ways to solve the problem of storing highly radioactive spent nuclear fuel.
More than three years ago, scientists working with NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory announced that they have found direct evidence that dark matter exists in the universe. Dark matter is one of the holy grails of astronomy since little is known about it though theories say it accounts for 90 per cent of the matter of the Universe. In this image, a purple haze shows dark matter flanking the "Bullet Cluster."
As President Obama boosts energy efficiency through Cash for Caulkers, home weatherization will receive rebates.
Minnesotans flocked to the MN appliance rebate. Check here to see when your state's appliance-rebate program starts.
The windswept Great Lakes hold huge promise for wind power, experts say. But a plan for an offshore wind farm in Lake Michigan is raising local ire.
Only 63,000 of the jobs directly created or saved by the stimulus bill last year were clean-energy jobs. That number should rise, economists say.
Fiscal watchdogs are skeptical of Obama's move to give US loan guarantees for the construction of nuclear power plants, citing risk of default. Wall Street, too, has been reluctant to invest. Might that change now?