WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeff Avery gave remarks at the 43rd Meeting of the National Academies Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board (NRSB) on Nov. 7. In his address, Avery provided updates on EM progress and priorities, including technology development, the next generation workforce, DOE’s Cleanup to Clean Energy initiative and other topics. Avery noted to the board that the National Academies’ expertise brings great value to the EM mission by helping ensure the cleanup program’s plans are based on sound science and the latest technology. Here, Avery is pictured talking with NRSB member Monica C. Regalbuto, a former EM assistant secretary. Email Updates To receive the latest news and updates about the Office of Environmental Management, submit your e-mail address.