OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – In this issue of EM Update, we mark the Oak Ridge EM program’s world-first accomplishment: completion of decontamination, decommissioning and demolition of its uranium gaseous diffusion enrichment process buildings.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – More than 100 national, state and local officials, and 1,200 federal and contractor employees braved Tennessee’s summer heat on Aug. 30 to witness the culmination of more than a decade of decontamination, decommissioning and demolition work here at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).
EM Update spoke with Sue Cange, manager of the DOE Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management, on recently completing Vision 2016 for the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) cleanup, which entailed decommissioning and demolition of five former gaseous diffusion enrichment plants dating back to World War II, as well as plans for the next stage of the ETTP cleanup.
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.
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).