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September 24, 2015
Federal and contractor employees who worked on the project to remove irradiated components from a reactor pool gather to watch the transport of the shipment offsite for disposition.
EM Removes Radioactive Components from Former Reactor at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Surveillance and maintenance — a process to monitor and maintain safe conditions in facilities awaiting demolition — is not a subject that often grabs headlines. But it’s an important part of EM’s portfolio.

September 24, 2015
Jeff Wurtz, an NNSS groundwater specialist, uses an ant farm style model to show middle school students how an aquifer works.
Operation Clean Desert Educates Hundreds of Students on EM Program in Nevada

LAS VEGAS – Operation Clean Desert — EM’s effort to educate students on the science of environmental cleanup and other missions at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) — kicked into gear with the start of the school year.

September 24, 2015
Pipefitters don cooling vests under protective suits in near 100-degree heat inside a building at SRS.
Cooling Vests Combat Heat, Improve Visibility at Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. – Even though the temperature averaged 95 degrees, this was one of the coolest summers in the 25 years Grover Drawdy has worked as a pipefitter.

September 22, 2015
This Friday, our panel of energy and sci-fi experts will discuss the interplay between science and cinema at Baltimore Comic-Con. | Baltimore Comic-Con
Energy @ Baltimore Comic-Con: Meet Our Panelists

Join us at Baltimore Comic-Con for a discussion on the interplay of energy, cinema and television.

September 18, 2015
EM Sets New Time for Oct. 1 Business Opportunity Forum at DOE Headquarters

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM will host its next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program on Thursday, Oct. 1.

September 15, 2015
DNFSB Chairman Connery to Speak at DOE National Cleanup Workshop

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Chairman Joyce Connery is set to speak at the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held Sept. 29-30 in the Washington, D.C. area.

September 2, 2015
Akela Scott (left) and Taurean Houston (center), both seniors at South Carolina State University, explain their findings on species richness at SRS to Dr. Trina Halfhide, an instructor in environmental sciences from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago campus.
EM-Sponsored Field Station Thrives as Classroom for Students and Interns

AIKEN, S.C. – The Savannah River Site’s (SRS) ecosystem, atmosphere, and groundwater provide unique classrooms, rich in data and samples and compelling enough to entice young minds to science careers.

September 2, 2015
Energy Secretary Moniz to Speak at DOE National Cleanup Workshop

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is set to provide opening remarks at the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held Sept. 29-30 in the Washington, D.C. area.

August 31, 2015
Sue Cange, manager for the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management
Sue Cange Provides Insight on Oak Ridge’s Cleanup Progress, Partnerships

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Sue Cange, manager for the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, is responsible for safely executing the environmental cleanup of the Oak Ridge Reservation.

August 31, 2015
Shown here are the remains of Hanford High School, built in 1916 in the town of Hanford. It will be one of many pieces of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.
Agencies Move Closer to Creating Manhattan Project National Park

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The establishment of a new national park commemorating the Manhattan Project is one step closer now that a draft Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the federal agencies that will be responsible for the park has been completed and released for public comment.