Battelle Memorial Institute
The Battelle Memorial Institute is a private nonprofit charitable trust, organized for charitable, scientific, and education purposes.
Donations to Battelle are tax deductible.
The King Avenue headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, opened in 1929.
Gordon Battelle left his fortune “to benefit mankind through science.”
Battelle has received billions in public money for nuclear weapons research and development.
The U.S. Department of Energy has 17 national laboratories, 9 of which are managed by Battelle.
Seven of those 9 are involved in nuclear technologies.
Battelle has contaminated its own Columbus campus with radiological experimentation as well as the site of an experimental reactor in West Jefferson, Ohio.