EM News

Idaho Site Creates Dual Purpose for Newly Constructed Waste Retrieval Facility
Construction of the final Accelerated Retrieval Project (ARP) structure at EM’s Idaho Site is complete.
February 20, 2018
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Carlsbad Field Office Selects New Assistant Managers
The EM CBFO, responsible for oversight and management of WIPP, recently announced the selection of two new assistant managers.
February 20, 2018
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Gatton Academy Wins DOE West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl
Gatton Academy of Bowling Green won the 10th Annual DOE West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl on Friday, Feb. 16.
February 20, 2018
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WIPP Contractor Makes STEAM a Priority in Carlsbad Schools
The management and operations contractor for EM’s WIPP is partnering with the local school district to ensure students are learning about STEAM.
February 20, 2018
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Grants Expand STEM Opportunities for Students in Tennessee
OREM cleanup contractor URS | CH2M Oak Ridge is accepting proposals from area schools for grants to fund instructional STEM projects.
February 20, 2018
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Savannah River Site Conducts Innovative Scenario-Based Employee Training
Savannah River Site is taking an innovative approach to ensure employees understand their role in recognizing and responding to abnormal conditions.
February 20, 2018
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Disaster Exercise Tests Security of Hanford’s Information Technology
Each year, EM Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) performs a disaster recovery exercise.
February 20, 2018
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Technology on Hanford Vehicles Improve Accuracy, Save Time
EM ORP contractor WRPS recently added technology to improve how it manages general purpose vehicles and installed self-powered GPS units on equipment.
February 20, 2018
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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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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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