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Lamar Alexander says Senate Proposes Sixth Year of Record Funding for 17 National Laboratories, Seventh Year of Record Funding for Locks, Dams, Harbors

 

U.S. SenateMaryville, TN – The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee today unveiled legislation sponsored by subcommittee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) that includes the sixth consecutive year of record funding for the Office of Science – the most important U.S. Department of Energy program that supports work at our 17 national laboratories, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 

The Senate bill also prioritizes funding for supercomputing and advanced nuclear programs and provides the seventh consecutive year of record funding for the Corps of Engineers.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander says Oak Ridge Corridor to Support New Advanced Nuclear Reactors

 

U.S. SenateMaryville, TN – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says Oak Ridge National Laboratory will support the development of new advanced nuclear reactors after the U.S. Department of Energy awarded $160 million to two projects as part of the Advanced Reactors Demonstration Program (ARDP). 

The new program, which was created last year, is a cost-shared partnership between the federal government and private industry. The funding that was announced will support the construction of  two reactors that are intended to be operational in five to seven years.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Lamar Alexander says Oak Ridge First in History to Clean Up an Entire Uranium Enrichment Site

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) says that Oak Ridge has again made history by being the first to clean up an entire uranium enrichment site and by doing it four years early and under budget.

“After years of demolition, the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management has cleaned up the East Tennessee Technology Park – safely removing hundreds of old, contaminated buildings and making 2,200 acres available for economic development and recreation,” stated Senator Alexander.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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Donald Trump Administration is Advancing Clean, Reliable, Affordable Hydropower

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – Since the beginning of this Administration, President Donald Trump has demonstrated his commitment to modernizing our Nation’s infrastructure.

Under his leadership, the Trump Administration has been implementing a One Federal Decision policy to improve coordination between Federal agencies on environmental reviews for major infrastructure projects, including water projects.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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Lamar Alexander: Passing the most important Conservation Legislation for our National Parks in Half a Century

 

U.S. SenateWashington D.C. – England has its history. Italy has its art. Egypt has its pyramids. But, the United States of America has the great American outdoors. This week, the U.S. Senate passed legislation that will be the biggest help to our national parks, including the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in half a century.

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded $20 million to the new Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee at Knoxville to expand the university’s partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory to train the next generation of American scientists and engineers.

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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U.S. Department of Energy Awards $20 Million to New “Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee”

 

Senator Lamar Alexander expects institute “to be recognized as one of the most important science and engineering alliances in the world”  

U.S. SenateKnoxville, TN – The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $20 million to the new Oak Ridge Institute at the University of Tennessee (UT) to expand the university’s partnership with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to train the next generation of American scientists and engineers.

“This $20 million federal grant is in support of an institute that is the culmination of 40 years of effort to merge the strengths of UT-Knoxville and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory,” U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said. 

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander

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China’s Coronavirus Lies Pile Up

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – “A U.S. Department of Homeland Security analysis has concluded that China hid the early spread of COVID-19 Coronavirus so it could hoard medical equipment, keeping it from other countries that would have bought it if they had known of the danger that was coming their way from Wuhan,” the Washington Examiner editorial board writes.
 
“Specifically, DHS found, with 95% statistical confidence, that changes to China’s personal protective equipment import and export behavior were highly abnormal and not random.”

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White House Announces New Partnership to Unleash U.S. Supercomputing Resources to Fight Coronavirus

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The White House announced the launch of the COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium to provide coronavirus (COVID-19) researchers worldwide with access to the world’s most powerful high performance computing resources that can significantly advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.

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AAA reports Tennessee Gas Price Average down 12 Cents

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County has Cheapest Gas Prices in Tennessee

AAANashville, TN – The Tennessee gas price average continues to decrease amid growing concerns about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and has dropped 12 cents since this time last week. 

The Tennessee Gas Price average  is now  $2.04 which is nearly 17 cents less than one month ago and 31 cents less than one year ago. 

Gas Prices continue to fall at the pump. Tennessee average likely to drop below $2.00/gallon by end of the week. (AAA)

Gas Prices continue to fall at the pump. Tennessee average likely to drop below $2.00/gallon by end of the week. (AAA)

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President Donald Trump Mobilizes Full Resources of Federal Government for Coronavirus

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – President Donald J. Trump is leveraging the full power of the Federal Government to protect the health and safety of the American people. 

President Trump is exercising statutory authorities to declare a national emergency in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

The unprecedented action the President is taking invites States, territories, and tribes to access over $42 billion in existing funding to combat the coronavirus.

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

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