Report: Nuclear security work on track

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Improvements to Russian nuclear security agreed to by the leaders of Russia and the United States will be completed by year's end, a report said Tuesday.

Bodman: 2nd nuke waste site may be needed

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The United States will need a second nuclear depository unless the site at Yucca Mountain in Nevada is enlarged, the U.S. energy secretary said Tuesday.

Washington opposes gas troika

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Washington opposes the formation of a gas troika between Russia, Iran and Qatar, the U.S. energy secretary said on the sidelines of an energy summit in Baku.

U.S. delegation attends Energy Summit

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman will lead a delegation to Azerbaijan for the 2008 Energy Summit.

Yucca Mountain contract is awarded

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Energy says it's awarded a five-year, $2.5 billion Yucca Mountain management and operating contract to USA Repository Services.

Gates, Bodman call for nuclear updates

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- The United States should replace its current inventory of nuclear warheads in order to maintain its nuclear deterrent capabilities, government officials say.

U.S. announces 'Biofuels Action Plan'

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- U.S. government officials have released the National Biofuels Action Plan, an interagency plan to accelerate development of a sustainable biofuels industry.

Federal solar energy system is inaugurated

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman inaugurated a solar energy system Tuesday at the department's headquarters in Washington.
NRC to take up Yucca Mountaiin

NRC to take up Yucca Mountaiin

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Monday it will conduct a full review of the proposed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev.

U.S. to donate $50 million for fuel bank

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Energy Department has pledged $50 million to help establish an international nuclear fuel bank to prevent nuclear proliferation.

Saudi Arabia to boost oil production

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, June 22 (UPI) -- Saudi Arabia says it is increasing its oil production from 9 million to 9.7 million barrels per day to cope with high world energy prices.

Ag and Energy secretaries defend biofuels

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Ethanol production saves U.S. consumers $150 to $300 per household in gas costs per year, adding slightly to food costs, two Cabinet secretaries said.

Roadrunner tests nukes' reliability

WASHINGTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The National Nuclear Security Administration's new computer improves the agency's abilities to certify that the U.S. nuclear weapons stockpile is reliable.

DOE submits Yucca Mountain application

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Energy submitted an 8,600-page application Tuesday to store nuclear waste underground at Yucca Mountain in Nevada.

Yucca nuclear site application submitted

WASHINGTON, June 3 (UPI) -- A license application for the first U.S. national repository for spent nuclear fuel was filed Tuesday for a Nevada site, the Energy Department said.
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Samuel Bodman
U.S. President George W. Bush introduces Samuel Bodman as his choice for Secretary of Energy in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Dec. 10, 2004. (UPI Photo/Dennis Brack/POOL)

Samuel Wright Bodman III (born November 26, 1938) was the United States Secretary of Energy and was previously Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department.

Born in Chicago, Illinois on November 26, 1938, Bodman spent his early years in the Chicago suburbs, before he graduated in 1961 with a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity and the Sphinx Head Society. In 1965, he completed his Sc.D. in chemical engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). For the next six years he served as an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT and began his work in the financial sector as Technical Director of the American Research and Development Corporation, a venture capital firm.

From there, Bodman went to Fidelity Venture Associates, a division of the Fidelity Investments. In 1983 he was named President and Chief Operating Officer of Fidelity Investments and a Director of the Fidelity Group of Mutual Funds. In 1987, he joined Cabot Corporation, a Boston-based Fortune 300 company with global business activities in specialty chemicals and materials, where he served as Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and a Director.

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