Oak Ridge was one of two EM sites that were recognized with a 2016 Energy Sustainability Award for spearheading projects that saved taxpayer dollars while promoting efficiency. The DOE Sustainability Performance Office highlighted efforts at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park for outstanding contributions to the Department’s goal of improving environmental, energy, and economic performance while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
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.
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...
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.