Office of Environmental Management

Energy Secretary Perry’s Oak Ridge Tour Highlights Research, Partnerships

May 14, 2019

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– Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Oak Ridge last week, where they learned about a partnership between EM and DOE’s Office of Science to identify effective and affordable solutions for mercury cleanup.
– Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Oak Ridge last week, where they learned about a partnership between EM and DOE’s Office of Science to identify effective and affordable solutions for mercury cleanup.

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Oak Ridge last week, where they learned about a partnership between EM and DOE’s Office of Science to identify effective and affordable solutions for mercury cleanup that can be used at the site and elsewhere in the U.S. During their time at the site, Perry and Dabbar toured the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Aquatic Ecology Laboratory, where EM is funding research to advance technology development for future cleanup projects. In this photo, left to right, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Perry, and Dabbar listen to environmental scientists Teresa Matthews and Mark Peterson of the Aquatic Ecology Laboratory discuss the EM-funded research.

Watch video coverage of their visit here.

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