VIENNA – The Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project has kept the United States at the forefront of characterization, remediation, and end-state reuse of uranium millsites around the world.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE honored EM with five awards for excellence and achievement Thursday as part of the Secretary’s Honor Awards Ceremony, an event that also marked the 35th anniversary of the creation of the Department.
Secretary Chu and Sergei Kiriyenko, Director General of Russia’s State Corporation for Atomic Energy (Rosatom), signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) concerning collaboration in innovative technologies for environmental restoration and radioactive waste management.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The Idaho site and its cleanup contractor have launched a series of corrective actions they will complete before safely resuming startup operations at the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) following an incident in June that caused the new waste treatment facility to shut down.
PIKETON, Ohio – A DOE program that promotes safety and health excellence at the Department’s contactor sites has honored a senior safety engineer at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant with its annual safety champion award.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – An EM senior technical advisor was among the scientists and experts who helped assemble Curiosity, the rover that descended on Mars for a mission to assess environmental conditions for microbial life.
WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – Senior Advisor for Environmental Management David Huizenga commended employees at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) for safely and successfully managing the decommissioning of the only commercial spent nuclear fuel reprocessing facility that had operated in the United States during his recent visit to the site.