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September 30, 2016
EM Office of Technology Development Director Rod Rimando discussed how advanced robotics and remote systems can benefit EM's workforce and cleanup operations.
EM Partnerships Put Science of Safety to Work

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Officials from EM headquarters and the Savannah River National Laboratory discussed progress being made to develop new technology to enhance worker safety, improve performance and reduce cost during a panel at the recent National Cleanup Workshop.

September 30, 2016
DOE Environment, Health, Safety and Security Associate Under Secretary Matthew Moury speaks about EM's safety culture. EM Safety, Security and Quality Assurance Deputy Assistant Secretary Jim Hutton is at right.
DOE and Contractor Officials Discuss Safety Culture at National Cleanup Workshop

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – DOE officials and contractor executives agreed during a panel at the recent National Cleanup Workshop that a 2011 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) recommendation galvanized the DOE complex into further strengthening its safety culture.

September 30, 2016
Dyan Foss, global managing director of CH2M’s nuclear sector, speaks during the panel on building the next-generation EM workforce. David Foster, DOE senior adviser on industrial and economic policy, is at left, and Fred Hughes, president and project manager of Fluor Idaho, is at right.
Building EM’s Workforce of Tomorrow

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – How can EM build a workforce from the millennial generation or from “Generation Swipe,” young people who are growing up with new levels of comfort with technology?

September 30, 2016
EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Manager Robert Edwards talks during the panel on "Strengthening EM through Partnerships."
‘Partnering’ Panel Stresses ‘Alignment of Priorities’

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – EM officials, contractor executives and local officials from communities near DOE sites discussed how successful partnering can help continue cleanup progress during a panel at the recent National Cleanup Workshop.

September 30, 2016
DOE Recognizes EM With Secretarial Honor and Presidential Rank Awards

DOE Recognizes EM With Secretarial Honor and Presidential Rank Awards

September 30, 2016
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, far right, invited five panelists, including EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto, second from right, to participate in a “fireside chat” at the Environmental Stewardship National Lab Day on Capitol Hill. (Photo courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Lab Day on the Hill Shines Light on Latest Environmental Management Advances

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Work performed by the best and brightest scientists tackling environmental management challenges at DOE’s national laboratories was on display and in the spotlight at a recent exhibition for members of Congress.

September 30, 2016
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R.-Tenn.), chairman of the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, dons 3-D glasses while interacting with "Robo Sally" at the Sept. 14 event for the caucus on Capitol Hill that focused on the EM Science of Safety Initiative. Robo Sally is an advanced robot developed by the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.
Science of Safety in Spotlight on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sporting camera lenses for eyes, four wheels for feet, a pipestem torso and gloves covering metallic “fingers,” a 650-pound “Bimanual Dexterous Robotic Platform” more commonly known as “Robo Sally” waved and shook hands with people entering the Capitol Hill conference room.

September 30, 2016
EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto visited several EM sites in the western U.S. in recent weeks, including the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project sites on Sept. 8. Regalbuto began her day in the Grand Junction, Colo., administrative office and traveled to the Crescent Junction disposal site in Utah where this photo was taken following a tour of the site.
EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto Visits EM Sites in Western States

EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto visited several EM sites in the western U.S. in recent weeks.

September 30, 2016
ORP Contractors Earn Highest DOE Safety Awards

RICHLAND, Wash. – EM Office of River Protection (ORP) contractors recently earned the highest DOE safety awards during the 32nd annual National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association Safety and Health Conference in Kissimmee, Fla.

September 30, 2016
Doctoral Student Working Under ORP Contract Earns Award

RICHLAND, Wash. – Rutgers University student Charles Cao was recently awarded second-place prize in the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards sponsored by DOE’s Office of Fuel Cycle Technologies.