INL PROGRAMS

Nuclear Energy

As the nation's premier nuclear science and technology lab, INL leads research, development and demonstration projects to help the nation maintain and expand its use of nuclear energy.

Energy & The Environment

INL improves U.S. energy security and industrial competitiveness by ensuring the availability of clean energy and developing improved technologies to protect the environment.

National & Homeland Security

INL's isolated site, test bed infrastructure, and applied-science focus make it a major center for national security technology development and demonstration.

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

Small businesses prove instrumental in building nuclear research flagship facility

01/24/2022

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A new laboratory facility in Idaho stands to be the most modern structural materials testing and analysis facility in the world, supporting the deployment of new nuclear innovations, life extension and long-term operation of the...

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Garbage changing the game? How municipal waste is becoming a bioenergy champion

01/17/2022

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As our global need for sustainable fuel grows, bioenergy is one resource that holds the key to unlocking a cleaner, more renewable energy future. Idaho National Laboratory (INL) bioenergy researcher Rebecca Brown...

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Former Pocatello National Guard Armory serves first responders again

01/13/2022

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When it opened in 1939 and for the next 30 years, Pocatello’s National Guard Armory on South Second Avenue bustled with activity. Guardsmen trained with tanks and armored vehicles, frequently leaving for maneuvers in the hills outside town. But...

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