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October 16, 2012
DOE will continue monitoring excavations in Monticello's streets and will dispose of tailings that are found that had been used for fill around utility lines. Monitoring of groundwater at the former mill site and treatment of contaminated water east of the mill site will also continue.
Completion of the Five-Year Reviews for the Monticello, Utah, Radioactively Contaminated Properties Site (Monticello Vicinity Properties) and the Monticello Mill Tailings Site

Five-year reviews for the two Monticello, Utah, Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) sites were completed in June 2012 by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

October 16, 2012
Rich Bush, DOE Site Manager, explains the Grand Junction, Colorado, Disposal Site to Colorado Mesa University students.
DOE and Colorado Mesa University Education Agreement Expands LM's Site Reuse Portfolio

A partnership with Colorado Mesa University (CMU) in Grand Junction, Colorado, and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently provided a chance for CMU students and their instructor to visit the Grand Junction, Colorado, Disposal Site.

October 16, 2012
LM Co-Hosts Internatonal Workshop on Uranium Legacy Sites

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) co-hosted, with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), a week of visits to DOE sites in Colorado and Utah, and a 4-day workshop in Grand Junction, Colorado.

October 16, 2012
LM Conducts Groundwater and Soil Investigation at Riverton, Wyoming, in Response to 2010 Flood

A team representing two Federal agencies—the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management and the U.S. Geological Survey—is evaluating redistribution of contaminants at the Riverton, Wyoming, Processing Site

October 16, 2012
LM's New Role for the DOE Title X Reimbursement Program

In May 2011, the Title X claim review and audit function was transferred from the DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) to the Office of Legacy Management (LM).

July 13, 2012
Environmental Justice Activities: Community Leaders' Institute, West Columbia, South Carolina

The Midlands Community Leaders’ Institute (CLI), sponsored by the Medical University of South Carolina, U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Department of Defense, South Carolina State University, and Brookland Baptist Church was held in West Columbia, South Carolina, on July 13 and 14, 2012.

January 18, 2012
DOE Prepares Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Uranium Leasing Program

DOE Prepares Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for the Uranium Leasing Program. Tentatively, DOE is anticipating the Draft PEIS being completed by April 30, 2012, and the Final PEIS being completed by May 24, 2013.

June 1, 2011
State and Tribal Government Working Group Visits the Weldon Spring Site

On Wednesday, June 1, 2011, the Office of Legacy Management (LM) Weldon Spring, Missouri, Site hosted the State and Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) for a half-day tour of the site to provide insight on the daily operations of an LM site.

July 6, 2009
Office of Legacy Management Designated as a High-Performing Organization

Executive Summary: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) was established in 2003 to serve as the steward for the nation’s Cold War nuclear legacy. LM is responsible for the long-term surveillance and maintenance of environmental remedies, promotion of beneficial reuse, and management of records and information associated with over 70 former nuclear weapons production sites located in 26 states. LM is also responsible for the administration of contractor pension plans and post-retirement benefits for over 10,000 former contractor workers.