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August 20, 2015
EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto to Speak at DOE National Cleanup Workshop

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE's new Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management Monica Regalbuto is set to speak at the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held Sept. 29-30 in the Washington, D.C. area.

August 19, 2015
EM Announces Advisory Board Chairs Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM today announced that the next meeting of its Environmental Management Site-Specific Advisory Board (EM SSAB) Chairs will take place Sept. 2 and 3 in Santa Fe, N.M.

August 10, 2015
Ralph Holland, Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
EM Selects Ralph Holland to Lead Consolidated Business Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM has named Ralph Holland director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) in Cincinnati.

August 6, 2015
Monica Regalbuto was confirmed by the Senate Wednesday as DOE's Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management.
Dr. Monica Regalbuto Confirmed as DOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Dr. Monica Regalbuto was confirmed by the Senate Wednesday as the Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management.

July 31, 2015
DOE National Cleanup Workshop
DOE’s First National Cleanup Workshop Set for Sept. 29-30

WASHINGTON, D.C. – DOE, in cooperation with the Energy Communities Alliance, Energy Facility Contractors Group, and Nuclear Energy Institute, will hold the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop Sept. 29 and 30 this year in the Washington, D.C. area.

July 30, 2015
The Portsmouth Site’s large process buildings and other facilities are shown here.
U.S., Ohio Approve Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site D&D Plans

PIKETON, Ohio – The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) and DOE have agreed to a plan to demolish the massive, iconic process buildings and other facilities undergoing deactivation and decommissioning (D&D) at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

July 28, 2015
A spider excavator extracts mercury-contaminated soil.
EM’s Los Alamos Site Completes Canyon-Side Cleanup of Mercury-Contaminated Soil

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – EM’s Los Alamos Field Office recently completed a steep canyon-side cleanup of mercury-contaminated soil on DOE property just south of a shopping center here.

July 20, 2015
Douglas E. Hintze was named the manager of the new EM Los Alamos Field Office.
EM Names Los Alamos Field Office Manager

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – EM announced today the selection of Douglas E. Hintze as the manager of the new EM Los Alamos (EM-LA) Field Office.

June 29, 2015
Once the building was down, heavy equipment operators began “top-down” shearing to safely remove the remaining structure. Demolition debris was then downsized and loaded into rail cars for shipment off site.
EM’s Paducah Site Completes Building Removals

PADUCAH, Ky. – EM recently completed demolition of the last of 32 inactive facilities to be removed as part of the cleanup scope that existed before commercial uranium enrichment operations ended at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant and the plant facilities were returned to DOE.

June 10, 2015
During today's interactive Business Opportunity Forum, participants submitted many questions to Jack Surash, EM's Deputy Assistant Secretary for Acquisition and Project Management, who provided answers during the event. The questions focused on general procurement policies and specific acquisitions.
EM Hosts Well-Attended, Successful Business Opportunity Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM hosted its quarterly public forum today to discuss upcoming business opportunities for contractors in the legacy nuclear cleanup program.