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 Encyclopedia: Idaho National Laboratory
The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) is an 890 square mile (2,300 km²) complex located in the Idaho desert between the towns of Arco and Idaho Falls.
It was established in 1949 as the National Reactor Testing Station (NRTS) and subsequently renamed to the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) in the 1970s.
Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory  ( /encyclopedia/Idaho-National-Laboratory

 Battelle to Bid on Idaho National Laboratory Contract
IDAHO FALLS, ID (06/10/04) -- Battelle, one of the world's leading science and technology organizations, announced today that it will pursue the contract to manage and operate the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
Battelle, which has 75 years of experience in operating laboratories and whose core business is science and technology, leads a world-class team to help INL enhance its world-renowned nuclear capabilities and ensure that it becomes the nation's preeminent nuclear research, development, and demonstration laboratory.
Battelle, with the national labs it manages or co-manages, oversees 16,000 staff members and conducts $3 billion in annual research and development. /b0604007.htm

 UNM Alliance Wins Contract to Manage Idaho National Laboratory
Idaho National Laboratory is being created by the U.S. Department of Energy by combining the research and development components of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory West.
The University of New Mexico School of Engineering is included in an academic alliance that will contract to manage the Idaho National Laboratory for ten years for the U.S. Department of Energy.
The Department of Energy says one of the laboratory's first major tasks will be to lead an international research and development effort to create an advanced nuclear energy technology called the Next Generation Nuclear Plant. /news/Releases/04-11-11idaho.htm

 Idaho National Laboratory may pick up plutonium project 08/17/04
The Idaho National Laboratory will be created in February by the merger of Argonne-West and the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory.
The program to produce the radioactive fuel will either be housed at eastern Idaho's Argonne National Laboratory-West or at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho -- There are two finalists for a federal facility to produce the fuel for batteries to enable satellites and probes to flourish in space, an official said Monday. /stories/081704/new_LM1045-6.shtml

 The Idaho National Laboratory
The Idaho National Laboratory is committed to providing international nuclear leadership for the 21st Century, developing and demonstrating compelling national security technologies, and delivering excellence in science and technology as one of the Department of Energy's multiprogram national laboratories.
On February 1, 2005 the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory-West became the Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
The Idaho Completion Project is charged with safely and cost-effectively completing the majority of cleanup work from past laboratory missions by 2012.

 Idaho National Laboratory Receives Second Round of Homeland Security Funding for Cyber Threat Reduction Program - Government Technology
Idaho National Laboratory is one of DOE's multi-year program national laboratories and performs work in each of the strategic goal areas of DOE -- energy, national security, science and environment.
The Control Systems Security Center has utilized INL's management capabilities to establish partnerships with Sandia, Pacific Northwest, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories as well as universities and private industry experts to develop tools and solutions to improve control systems security.
With that funding, INL installed multiple full-scale control system components, hired employees with expertise in control systems and critical infrastructure industry sectors, hosted an awareness conference for industry, vendors and government officials, conducted training sessions, engaged industry and vendor user groups at conferences and forums, and established partnerships with other national laboratories. /magazine/channel_story.php/94209

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL), an 890-square-mile section of desert in southeast Idaho, was established in 1949 as the National Reactor Testing Station.
During the 1970s, the name of the Site was changed from the National Reactor Testing Station to the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory to reflect its broadened mission into areas like biotechnology, energy and materials research, and conservation and renewable energy.
The Site’s name changed again in the spring of 1997 to the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory to reflect a major refocus of the laboratory, present and long term, toward engineering applications and environmental solutions for our nation. /InsideNEID/BriefHistory.htm

 PR Newswire : Idaho Laboratory Affiliates Names Dr. Dan Arvizu as Candidate Director; Proven research director is candidate to lead new Idaho National Laboratory. @ HighBeam Research
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Idaho Laboratory Affiliates, led by the University of Chicago, today announced that Dan Arvizu, Ph.D, is the team's candidate for the position of laboratory director of the new Idaho National Laboratory (INL).
Idaho Laboratory Affiliates Names Dr. Dan Arvizu as Candidate Director; Proven research director is candidate to lead new Idaho National Laboratory.
He'll bring that energy to Idaho and help assure the success of INL as an international resource for research, and technology development and demonstration." /p/prnewswire/may242004/idaholaboratoryaffiliatesnamesdrdanarvizuascandida/index.html

 Idaho National Laboratory - Hydropower Program: Bibliography
The Idaho National Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Energy, Science and Technology by Battelle Energy Alliance
Published laboratory bioassays and similar studies of the responses of fish to the component stresses of turbine passage were reviewed, with the goal of deriving biological criteria for the turbine designers.
Alden Research Laboratory, Inc. (Alden) and Concepts NREC are conducting a research program to develop a new turbine runner to reduce fish mortability at hydroelectric projects. /bibliography/env_research.shtml

 INEEL - News Desk - DOE Releases Final Request for Proposals to Establish World Class Nuclear Technology Lab in Idaho
The Idaho National Laboratory will point the way toward a clean energy future where we will reduce the nation's dependency on foreign sources of energy and demonstrate clearly that we can have both strong economic growth and a strong commitment to the environment.
INL will be a multi-program national laboratory that will conduct science and technology across a wide range of disciplines.
Among its many missions, the new laboratory will lead the department's research and development effort in developing an advanced nuclear energy system that will produce both inexpensive electric power and large quantities of cost-effective hydrogen to support the development of a clean and efficient hydrogen economy in the United States. /press_releases/2004/05-26final_RFP.htm

 Idaho NERP
Idaho National Laboratory's NERP designation has allowed the INL to serve as an outdoor laboratory for environmental scientists to study Idaho's native plants and wildlife in an intact and relatively undisturbed ecosystem.
National Environmental Research Parks (NERPs) are outdoor laboratories that provide opportunities for environmental studies on protected lands that act as buffers around Department of Energy (DOE) facilities.
The Idaho NERP provides exceptional opportunities for research because of its established facilities, a security buffer that protects research, long-term records of environmental conditions, and partnerships with universities and industry. /NERP.htm

 INEEL - News Desk - INL Explains Capabilities of Its Unparalleled Advanced Test Reactor
Based on nearly 40 years of operating experience and a well-documented record of continuous upgrades, Idaho National Laboratory scientists, engineers and safety professionals are confident the Advanced Test Reactor and other INL site facilities can safely support the proposed consolidation of nuclear operations related to the production of Plutonium-238 for space batteries and national security.
INL leaders and employees value the environment and are committed to the safety and well being of ourselves, our neighbors in Idaho, Wyoming and other Western states, and the cherished national treasures we find in such places as Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.
The best and most important measure of how well the INL facilities have been designed and built to perform in these types of earthquakes is obtained from the Advanced Test Reactor.

 INEEL - News Desk - Battelle Energy Alliance Assumes Management of the New Idaho National Laboratory
The laboratory will also lead the establishment of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), a collaborative effort between the State of Idaho, the laboratory and universities in Idaho and across the country.
This work supports the President’s National Hydrogen Fuel Initiative and is an important element in the development of a clean and efficient hydrogen economy in the United States.
We needed a laboratory that can work with the other labs in our complex, academia and industry to advance nuclear power technology and create an entirely new type of nuclear energy plant for the longer term future. /contextnews.cfm?ID=581

 Road Trip 2003 - From California to Maine and Back Again
Idaho Falls sits on the edge of the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory, 890 square miles of empty space dotted with reactors and nuclear waste processing facilities.
Arco was the first city in the world powered by atomic energy and the town hall proudly proclaims the heritage of this spot.
Driving west from Idaho Falls I had four items on today’s agenda: nuclear aircraft, the world’s first nuclear power planet, Arco, and the aforementioned deadly reactor. /roadtrip/roadtripday5.htm

 Battelle Energy Alliance Wins Idaho National Laboratory Contract
A national university consortium will be led by MIT and includes such nuclear engineering universities as New Mexico, North Carolina State, Ohio State, and Oregon State as well as a regional collaboration with the major Idaho universities -.
INL is a multi-program laboratory employing about 3,000 people.
The company manages complex, high-consequence nuclear and national security operations and is a principal supplier of nuclear components and advanced energy products. /D20041109/latu162.P1.11092004163901.00207.html

 Idaho National Laboratory Scientist Securing Highly Enriched Uranium Abroad
For five years, Idaho National Laboratory senior scientist Igor Bolshinsky has assisted the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration in its efforts to recover and return Russian-origin highly enriched uranium to Russia.
After immigrating to the United States in 1991, he joined Argonne National Laboratory, working on Russian projects, and later, the former ANL-West site, where he served as a project manager on the shutdown of the BN-350 Reactor in Russia.
As part of the new INL, he serves as a senior scientist on assignment to DOE in Washington, D.C. In 1999, Bolshinsky was awarded U.S. citizenship. /releases/2005/05/050504180103.htm

 The Shaw Group and the University of Missouri Jointly Seek Management and Operations Contract for the Idaho National Laboratory
"We also intend to establish the INL as a major center for national security technology development and demonstration and help it grow in stature as a multi-program national laboratory with world-class capabilities.
The UM-led consortium of universities that includes Idaho State University, the University of Idaho, Boise State University and others provides access to a national network of nuclear science and engineering education and related research programs.
The Shaw Missouri Idaho team will draw upon the expertise of Shaw's Stone & Webster unit, an architect/engineering and construction organization that is one of the few commercial operations that can trace their nuclear roots to the first days of the Manhattan Project in the early 1940s. /newsnet/2004/08/25/0825073n.html

 Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
Celebrating its 52nd Anniversary as a center for science and technology, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) is one of the ten national laboratories, called "national treasurers" by U.S. Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham.
The Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's Major Programs reflect the Department of Energy's four mission areas: environmental management, energy resources, national security, and science.
The INEEL is a multi-purpose national laboratory delivering science and engineering solutions to the world's environmental, energy, and security challenges.

 ESER Program
INL offsite surveillance, including sample collection and analysis of air, water, soil, milk, wheat, lettuce, potatoes, and tissue samples (domestic and wildlife) for radionuclides.
The ESER Program conducts, manages and coordinates ecological and environmental research, offsite environmental surveillance, and environmental education for the INL.
Wildlife habitat and vegetation surveys, studies and research on and near INL.

The Idaho National Engineering Laboratory (INEL) is located in a rural, sparsely populated sector of southeastern Idaho.
Expansion of the Idaho National Engineering Lab Research Center DOE Environmental Assessment DOE/EA-0845 [59 pages - 2,830k PDF -right-click to download]
The ATR is one of the national sources of iridium-192 for industrial radiography. /wmd/facility/idaho_inel.htm

 Your Page Title Here! - ICP
In the draft risk-based end state vision document, the DOE Idaho Operations Office will layout a proposed new approach for cleanup at the INL.
The new vision for the end state at the INL when environmental cleanup is completed is that DOE will maintain control of the 890-square-mile facility in perpetuity.
Under the new approach cleanup standards would be made under the assumption that DOE will control the INL into the foreseeable future, instead of assuming that residents may one day occupy the land. /endstate ~ Events Calendar ~ Submit an Event ~ Display Event
For more than 50 years, the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been the U.S. Department of Energy’s “go to” laboratory for nuclear energy science – and is increasingly expanding research in renewable and fossil energy resources.
U.S. Department of Energy recently selected the Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC (BEA) to establish the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) as the Nation’s premier research, development, demonstration, and education laboratory for nuclear energy, alternative energy and energy efficiency within a decade.
The Idaho National Laboratory will combine the research and development components of the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and Argonne National Laboratory West. /events/eventDisplay.cfm?id=1095

 Idaho National Laboratory
During recent years, two master’s degree students from Idaho State performed their thesis research with the INEL team and a University of Arizona student is working on a Ph.D. in high temperature ion emitters.
The dependence of the group on applications of interest to other agencies seems to have been salutary, especially in the building of an entrepreneurial approach with a laboratory where there is typically limited attention to the writing of proposals for external agencies.
Many of the most important "lessons" to be drawn from the work pertain to the development of execution of a basic research program within a laboratory setting where limited basic research is performed. /cases/delmore-case-idaho.html

 Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
Army Col. James Moran announced today that the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory's highly-successful tank armor project will be expanded.
"I wanted an M1 tank placed here in Idaho to signify the importance of this facility to the Army and to thank the employees who have done a great job over the years building armor to protect our young men and women on the front lines," said Moran.
Moran, Army Program Manager for the Abrams Tank System, made the announcement at a dedication of an M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, which is on loan to INEEL as recognition of Site employees' performance and dedication to the program. /press_releases/2000/Army_Announces.htm

 Idaho Delegation Reacts to Laboratory Restructuring
WASHINGTON, DC - Idaho's Congressional delegation reacted to the U.S. Department of Energy's announcement today to compete and award separate contracts for what was previously the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory West.
"It is important that we move Idaho's national labs away from an environment where they fight for their existence on a year to year basis and position them with strength for the future," Senator Larry Craig said.
The return to prominence at the national level for nuclear research in Idaho is long overdue as our nation seeks alternative energy sources," Senator Mike Crapo said. /member/id/craig/general/releases/pr043003b.htm

 KIFI - Home
The new contractor for research at the Idaho National Laboratory will be the Battelle Energy Alliance.
The new Idaho National Laboratory will combine the research missions and capabilities of the existing Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL) and Argonne National Laboratory West.
The cleanup mission will be conducted as a separate project under a separate contract called the Idaho Cleanup Project. /home/1172181.html

 Success Story - Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL)
As the lead nuclear energy laboratory, we are working with many national labs, the eleven Generation IV International Forum members, and a large number of commercial partners.
With a significant Sun Microsystems base installed at INEEL already, the national laboratory was an experienced and satisfied user of the Solaris Operating System.
Provides secure collaboration among researchers (both nationally and internationally), enabling workers to share information and ideas in ways that were impossible before. /service/about/success/ineel.xml

 BWXT Operations - Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
In operation since 1949, the INEEL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) missions in environment, energy, science and national defense.
The primary INEEL facilities are the Idaho Nuclear Technology and Engineering Center, Test Reactor Area (TRA), Experimental Breeder Reactor I, Central Facilities Area, Test Area North, Waste Reduction Operations Complex and Radioactive Waste Management Complex.
Members of the LLC are Bechtel National, Inc., BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) and INRA. /operations/ineel.html

Internationally renowned for its materials testing reactors and reactor programs, this laboratory has become a major research center for developing peaceful use of atomic energy.
An Idaho Operations Office in Idaho Falls administers the INEEL, does experimental work for the government.
The EBR-1 site, a red brick building 51 miles from Idaho Falls, contains the inoperative Experimental Breeder Reactor-1, which on December 20, 1951, became the first power plant to produce electricity by using atomic energy. /buildingbig/buildings/ineel.html

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