EM Update Highlights Oak Ridge Cleanup Milestone
September 13, 2016 12:35 PM
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.Read The Full Story
- Employees, Regulators and Lawmakers Celebrate Oak Ridge Milestone
September 13, 2016 12:30 PM
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).Read The Full Story
- EM Oak Ridge Manager Reflects on Reaching Vision 2016
- Vision 2016: An Accomplishment a Decade in the Making
- East Tennessee Technology Park by the Numbers
- Oak Ridge Looks Ahead to Vision 2020 After K-27 Demolition
- Former Employee Recalls Presidential Visit to Site
- Federal Ingenuity Gives Former Uranium Complex New Life
September 19, 2016
Nine members were appointed to the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) during the summer, bringing the group’s total to 21 members and two non-voting student representatives. DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) regularly briefs the board about its top cleanup projects and priorities, and in turn, the board issues recommendations over the course of each fiscal year, which begins in October.
September 1, 2016
Oak Ridge’s EM program is participating in this month’s Safety Fest TN, an annual safety training event for the region’s workplaces. Now in its fifth year, the event provides an extensive list of free safety and health training opportunities in Oak Ridge and Knoxville from September 12-16.
August 30, 2016
National, state, and local officials joined nearly 1,500 employees to watch the final wall of Building K-27 fall at the East Tennessee Technology Park, marking the first time in world history that all of a site’s uranium-enrichment gaseous diffusion buildings have been cleaned and demolished. The cleanup project is part of Vision 2016, a DOE goal to remove all of the former uranium enrichment buildings at the East Tennessee Technology Park by the end of 2016. K-27 was the fifth and final gaseous diffusion building to be demolished at the site.
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