Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is one of the United States Department of Energy national laboratories, managed by the Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Science. The main campus of the laboratory is in Richland, Washington.

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
EstablishedJanuary 4, 1965; 57 years ago (1965-01-04)
BudgetUS$960 million (FY18)[1]
Field of research
Energy, national security and the environment.
DirectorDr. Steven Ashby
Staff4,400+
Address902 Battelle Boulevard
LocationRichland, Washington (main campus)
NicknamePNNL
Operating agency
Battelle Memorial Institute
Websitewww.pnnl.gov

Originally named the Pacific Northwest Laboratory, PNNL was established in 1965 when research and development at the Hanford Site was separated from other Hanford operations. In 1995, the laboratory was renamed the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.[2]


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