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EM’s December Newsletter Recaps Cold War Cleanup Accomplishments in 2013

December 24, 2013 - 12:01pm


WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Dec. 19, EM completed demolition of the 4.8 million-square-foot Building K-25 at Oak Ridge, a milestone that capped a busy and successful 2013 for the Cold War cleanup program. The demolition was one of EM’s most significant achievements this year, and it is captured in this newsletter issue along with dozens of other notable accomplishments across the EM complex. Read about EM’s productive year, including cleanup of buildings and waste sites along the Columbia River in Washington state, progress in the disposition of transuranic waste at Idaho and other sites and preparations for a major demolition at the West Valley Demonstration Project in New York.

Demolition, Groundwater Cleanup Highlight Paducah’s 2013 Accomplishments
Waste and Water Top 2013 Accomplishments for Los Alamos EM Program
Portsmouth Site Closes a Busy Year with Several D&D Project Completions
Demand for Food for People in Need Remains High Throughout the Year
Nevada National Security Site Wraps Up 2013
Savannah River Site Achieves Transuranic Waste Disposition Goal in 2013
ASCEM Project Achieves Major Milestone with Initial User Release
EM National Laboratory’s Solvent to Save an Estimated $1.35 Billion
Oak Ridge Focuses on Old and New in 2013
West Valley Demonstration Project Prepares to Relocate High-Level Waste
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, National Transuranic Program Have Banner Year in 2013
Idaho’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project Details 2013 Accomplishments
EM Makes Significant Progress on Dispositioning Transuranic Waste at Idaho Site
Cleanup Progresses at the Office of River Protection
EM’s Richland Operations Office Celebrates Disposal Achievement in 2013
Moab Reaches 40-Percent Mark in Tailings Removal