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August 21, 2015
Expanded Safety Fest 2015 set for September

Safety Fest TN 2015 offers more than 40 free safety classes. The event is scheduled for September 14-18 with classes at six locations across Oak Ridge and Knoxville. Online registration ends on September 8.

June 26, 2015
Workers take down the last section of the K-31 Building.
DOE completes demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building

Demolition of the K‐31 Building at ETTP was completed today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site.

June 18, 2015
DOE Awards Contract for Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center Services

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of a contract to North Wind Solutions, LLC for waste processing services at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center (TWPC) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Seven (7) proposals were received in response to the solicitation.

June 11, 2015
Department of Energy Selects Small Business to Provide Demolition and Remediation Services at the East Tennessee Technical Park K-732 Switchyard

Cincinnati – The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) contract to CTI and Associates, Inc. of Wixom, MI, a Minority Owned small business under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Program.

April 2, 2015
The Transuranic Waste Processing Center
DOE awards contract for sludge buildout project

DOE's Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management has awarded a contract to CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. for the Sludge Processing Facility Buildouts Project at the Transuranic Waste Processing Center.

February 20, 2015
(Left to right) Ed Trujillo, Terri Likens, Leon Baker and Richard Burroughs are the newest members of the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board.
DOE appoints four new members to advisory board

DOE has appointed four new members to its Environmental Management advisory board in Oak Ridge. Leon Baker, Richard Burroughs, Terri Likens and Ed Trujillo were introduced during the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board’s February meeting

January 29, 2015
DOE Names Oak Ridge Cleanup Manager

Oak Ridge, Tenn. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the selection of Sue Cange as the manager of the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (EM). Previously, Cange served as the acting manager of EM’s Oak Ridge Office since May 2014, and she has served as the deputy manager since March 2011.

November 14, 2014
The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board meets on the second Wednesday of the month.
DOE seeks candidates for environmental advisory board vacancies

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB).

The ORSSAB is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides recommendations to Oak Ridge’s Environmental Management program, which is responsible for cleanup and remediation across the 33,500-acre Oak Ridge Reservation.

October 8, 2014
OREM began demolition of the 750,000 sq. ft. K-31 Building, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site.
Demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building begins

OREM begins demolition of the K-31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site.

July 31, 2014
Wendy Cain named portfolio federal project director for ETTP cleanup

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management has named Wendy Cain as its new portfolio federal project director for cleanup of the East Tennessee Technology Park.