Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management

  • EM Cleanup Chief Discusses Path Forward for DOE’s Excess Facilities

    EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto joined other Department officials, members of Congress, contractors, and other stakeholders at an event on Capitol Hill for the bipartisan House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus to discuss forging a path to clean up the more than 2,000 excess facilities in the Department’s inventory — a number expected to grow by 1,000 in the next 10 years.

  • Oak Ridge Hosts EM Site Specific Advisory Board Spring Chairs Meeting

    More than 60 participants from across the country traveled to Oak Ridge this month to attend the EM Site Specific Advisory Board’s (SSAB) 2016 Spring Chairs Meeting. The event was hosted by the Oak Ridge SSAB. The EM SSAB gathers twice a year for its Chairs Meeting, which brings together leadership from each board and officials from DOE to discuss program-wide cleanup activities.

  • Oak Ridge’s EM Program Unplugs Former Electrical Switchyard

    OREM recently completed the final shipment of material from the first phase of its demolition and cleanup of the K-732 Switchyard at the East Tennessee Technology Park. The switchyard was constructed in 1944 to provide...

  • OREM and North Wind Solutions Sign Partnering Agreement

    Senior officials from DOE's Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management and North Wind Solutions, LLC met to sign a partnering agreement that defines the working arrangement and expectations between the two organizations. North Wind assumed responsibility for the Transuranic Waste Processing Center in December 2015.

  • Waste Management Conference Highlights Oak Ridge’s Progress and Partnerships

    The Waste Management Conference dedicated a day to highlighting the work of DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) with the theme, “Purpose. Progress. Partnership.” Oak Ridge federal and contractor leadership hosted four sessions that explored how each part of that theme assists in the site’s cleanup efforts.