PNNL http://kplu.org en Tri-Cities Boost: New Energy Laboratory, Growing Environmental Cleanup http://kplu.org/post/tri-cities-boost-new-energy-laboratory-growing-environmental-cleanup <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Southeast Washington is getting an economic boost. Two announcements made Wednesday are expected to lead to new jobs in the area.&nbsp;</span></p><p>The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is building a $10 million facility in north Richland, near the rest of the lab’s campus. The facility will house research on the power grid's reliability, renewable energy and greater energy efficiency in buildings.</p><p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 00:09:15 +0000 Anna King 13028 at http://kplu.org Tri-Cities Boost: New Energy Laboratory, Growing Environmental Cleanup Federal lab, PNNL, in Richland to lay off 45 http://kplu.org/post/federal-lab-pnnl-richland-lay-45 <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &mdash; The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory plans to lay off 45 employees this week.</p><div><p>The cutbacks are in order to adjust to the latest federal budget approved in December.</p><p> Tue, 20 Mar 2012 15:21:58 +0000 The Associated Press 4498 at http://kplu.org