Sam Brinton, the Energy Department’s deputy assistant secretary for spent fuel and waste disposition, has been placed on leave while facing criminal charges of stealing luggage from a Minnesota airport in September.
Despite warnings not to do so, an Energy Department employee gave a tour of a waste treatment plant to a Congressional candidate that resulted in a Hatch Act violation.
The Energy Department was found to be in violation of a statute when it issued a tweet about an editorial on ObamaCare written by the agency Secretary.
A group of Senate Democrats requested that the Office of Special Counsel launch an investigation into a questionnaire asking for names of individuals working on climate change policies sent by the incoming Trump administration to officials at the Department of Energy.
A questionnaire and new Secretary of Energy are creating consternation among federal employees. Change is in the air. What will be the impact on federal workers?
Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to expand protection for whistleblowers at the Department of Energy.
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology recently sent a letter to Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz seeking information about the use of personal email accounts to conduct government business by both Moniz and other senior level employees at his agency.
The Energy Department says they take Halloween very seriously. To celebrate, the agency has published instructions for making some green energy themed costumes to liven up your Halloween party.
Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ) has introduced legislation that would require some federal agencies to sell cars that they own and encourage federal employees to instead use ride-sharing companies such as Uber or Lyft for their transportation needs.
Steven Chu sent a letter to DOE employees today announcing his decision not to serve a second term as Energy Secretary.