WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dave Huizenga, head of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM), was part of a DOE delegation led by Secretary of Energy Steven Chu that visited Catholic University’s Vitreous State Laboratory (VSL) this week.
NEW ORLEANS – EM and stakeholders met to discuss and collaborate on issues impacting nuclear cleanup across the complex. More than 150 people traveled to New Orleans for the 11th combined Intergovernmental Meeting with the DOE.
AIKEN, S.C. – Santa Claus and his elves are getting a lot of help from DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) this year. Federal employees and contractors donated more than 14,200 toys to support the U.S. Marine Reserves Toys for Tots campaign.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Tracy Mustin this week sought guidance from the Environmental Management Advisory Board (EMAB) on several topics, including optimizing resources for EM’s technology challenges.
WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – EM employees and their contractor counterparts at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) have supported their local food banks for several years, and this year was no exception.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – November is Native American Heritage Month, but every day is an opportunity to learn more about the ethnic and cultural groups with roots that date back thousands of years here in this land that became the United States.
Through a collaborative approach between the EM Headquarters’ Office of Groundwater and Soil Remediation, the Richland Operations Office and the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), investments are being leveraged and integrated in applied research and site operations to provide scientifically defensible end states for environmental remediation of volatile organic contaminants in the vadose zone.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A year out of high school in 1944, Nashville native Colleen Black joined the Manhattan Project at the Oak Ridge site in Tennessee. Her parents and other family members were also working on the secretive project to help the war effort.