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Procurements Benefit Communities, States Hosting EM Field Sites
EM and its contractors across the DOE complex invest hundreds of millions of dollars each fiscal year in the communities and states that host them.
February 13, 2018
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EM Announces New Manager to Succeed Jack Craig at Savannah River Site
EM has named Michael D. Budney as the new manager for the Savannah River Operations Office.
February 13, 2018
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Preparations Underway for New Interim Surface Barriers at Hanford Tank Farms
Field preparations have begun for the installation of two interim surface barriers in the SX Tank Farm at EM’s Hanford Site.
February 13, 2018
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SRNS Takes Innovative Approach to Upgrade Equipment Fleet Without Added Cost
The SRS management and operations contractor has refurbished a fleet of more than 1,300 pieces of equipment without cost using novel solutions.
February 13, 2018
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Hanford Employee Receives Prestigious Leadership Award
Ann Shattuck of EM’s Richland Operations contractor MSA, was presented with the Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce ATHENA Leadership Award.
February 13, 2018
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry Breaks Ground on SRS Waste Facility
Energy Secretary Rick Perry breaks ground at the site where Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 7 will stand.
February 6, 2018
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SRS Employees Gather With Energy Secretary Rick Perry at All-Hands Meeting
Energy Secretary Rick Perry conducted an all-hands meeting with Savannah River Site employees at conclusion of his first visit to the site last week.
February 6, 2018
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EM's Lab Highlights Innovations for Energy Secretary Rick Perry
Energy Secretary Rick Perry toured SRNL to learn about research in environmental stewardship, nuclear security, energy, and advanced manufacturing.
February 6, 2018
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Oak Ridge Begins Demolition of Central Neutralization Facility
Oak Ridge’s EM program and cleanup contractor URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) have begun demolishing the Central Neutralization Facility at ETTP.
February 6, 2018
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Employees Complete Major IWTU Redesign Safely, Ahead of Schedule
EM's Idaho Site workers completed improvements to IWTU, including the task of welding a stainless steel alloy designed to withstand high temperatures.
February 6, 2018
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EM Cleanup Sites

As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning up 107 sites across the country whose area is equal to the combined area of Rhode Island and Delaware. EM has made substantial progress in nearly every area of nuclear waste cleanup and as of September 2012, completed cleanup at 90 of these sites.

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The EM Fiscal Year 2019 budget request will provide the resources to maintain a safe and secure posture in the EM complex, and to continue moving forward with the country's largest nuclear cleanup.

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