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September 13, 2016
Workers enter Building K-27 to prepare the facility for demolition.
Vision 2016: An Accomplishment a Decade in the Making

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – On Aug 30, 2016, longtime EM employees stood attentively near the demolition site watching the final portion of Building K-27 crash to the ground.

September 13, 2016
East Tennessee Technology Park by the Numbers

East Tennessee Technology Park by the Numbers

September 13, 2016
A 3-D rendering of the ETTP end-state goal by 2020.
Oak Ridge Looks Ahead to Vision 2020 After K-27 Demolition

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The final pieces of brick and steel crashed to the ground from Building K-27, marking one of the most significant accomplishments in the Oak Ridge EM program’s history.

September 13, 2016
President Jimmy Carter and James Schlesinger, the first U.S. Secretary of Energy, at a meeting in Oak Ridge in 1978.
Former Employee Recalls Presidential Visit to Site

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – Jimmy Carter was coming, and there was work to be done.

September 13, 2016
Decades ago, steam billowed from the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant.
Federal Ingenuity Gives Former Uranium Complex New Life

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – On a summer day in 1990, parking lots sit empty amid a sea of vacant buildings at the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant

September 9, 2016
DOE Chief of Staff to Provide Keynote at 2016 National Cleanup Workshop

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE Chief of Staff Kevin Knobloch is set to provide a keynote address at the 2016 National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held Sept.

September 8, 2016
A screenshot of EM's first video in the "Day in the Life" series on YouTube.
EM’s New Video Series Tells the Stories of Individual Cleanup Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM launched a new video series on its Facebook and YouTube sites today taking viewers inside the activities of individual workers as they share their accomplishments and perspectives.

August 31, 2016
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz talks with Hanford Site employees.
Secretary Moniz, Assistant Secretary Regalbuto Visit Hanford

RICHLAND, Wash. – Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto visited the Hanford Site in mid-August to view firsthand the worker training programs and Hanford’s tank farms operations.

August 31, 2016
Fluor-BWXT Site Project Director Dennis Carr, left, learns how to operate a FirstLook robot from Fluor-BWXT Nondestructive Assay Engineer Kevin Banks.
Robotics Challenge Aims to Enhance Worker Safety, Improve EM Cleanup - Other EM Events Set for September Focus on Safety, Technology Development

PIKETON, Ohio – EM and its Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) hosted the “EM Science of Safety: Robotics Challenge” Aug. 22-25 at the Portsmouth Site in cooperation with cleanup contractor Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth (FBP).

August 31, 2016
EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto, front row, third from left, gathers with EM headquarters and CBC employees during her visit to CBC.
EM Cleanup Chief Visits CBC to Talk Accomplishments with Employees

CINCINNATI – EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto emphasized her commitment to provide to the field sites the support and focus required to achieve cleanup success in a speech to employees at EM’s Consolidated Business Center (CBC) Aug. 25.