OREM and the Clinch River Environmental Studies Organization (CRESO) hosted media this morning for a “turtle hunt” of Tennessee’s state reptile, the Eastern Box Turtle. Today’s event is just one example of how community partnerships are having a real-world impact, enabling Anderson County middle and high school students to participate in and contribute to long-term ecological field studies that focus on the wildlife of East Tennessee.
Beginning March 10,OREM is conducting a project that requires large, slow-moving equipment on Highway 58 and Highway 95. Motorists transiting the area during this time should be alert for slow-moving vehicles and expect occasional delays.
DOE has appointed two new members to its Oak Ridge Environmental Management advisory board. Kennetha Eikelberg and Elizabeth Ross were appointed to the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board in February.
DOE's Oak Ridge Office of EM is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board. The board is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides recommendations to the agency regarding cleanup activities across the Oak Ridge Reservation. The deadline for submitting applications is March 15.
The Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy has published two reports highlighting the economic impacts of DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM). The reports were commissioned by UCOR on behalf of OREM.
Demolition of the K-27 gaseous diffusion building began today, moving DOE a step closer to fulfilling its Vision 2016—the removal of all gaseous diffusion buildings from the site by the end of the year. K-27 is the last of five gaseous diffusion facilities to be torn down at the East Tennessee Technology Park.
DOE has appointed three new members to its Oak Ridge Environmental Management advisory board. Martha Deaderick, Mike Ford, and Dennis Wilson were introduced at the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board’s September meeting.
DOE's Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB). The board is a federally chartered citizens’ panel that provides recommendations to the agency regarding cleanup activities across the Oak Ridge Reservation.
Safety Fest TN 2015 offers more than 40 free safety classes. The event is scheduled for September 14-18 with classes at six locations across Oak Ridge and Knoxville. Online registration ends on September 8.