Welcome to Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Google+ page where we share stories about how science is used to solve complex problems that result in positively impacting the nation and the world. This page is meant to provide a positive, engaging community where individuals interested in science can join conversations around basic research, the environment, energy and security—as well as PNNL and its innovations.
A U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory, PNNL is located in Richland, Washington and employs more than 4,400. With an annual operating budget of nearly $1 billion, PNNL has been operated by Battelle since its inception in 1965. Over the years, the Lab’s discoveries have led to improving daily lives and include:
Making air travel safer
Ensuring lights turn on because of a more reliable electric grid
Enabling car engines to run cleaner and more efficiently
Securing U.S. ports of entry in the U.S. and around the globe.
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