Office of Environmental Management

Rep. Fleischmann, DOE Officials Join List of National Cleanup Workshop Speakers

July 10, 2018

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, and several DOE officials join the list of confirmed speakers for the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop to be held Sept. 11-13 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center in Alexandria, Va. 

    The DOE officials newly confirmed to speak at the workshop include:

  • Melissa Burnison, Assistant Secretary for Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs; 
  • Edward McGinnis, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy;
  • Mark Gilbertson, EM Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Regulatory and Policy Affairs;
  • Ken Picha, EM Acting Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Operations.

    EM Assistant Secretary Anne White, senior DOE officials, industry executives, and state and local representatives will participate in this year’s workshop. A complete list of confirmed participants is available here

   Early-bird registration for general attendees is open through July 20, 2018. Registration deadlines for the early-bird rate do not apply to DOE-approved attendees.

    The National Cleanup Workshop is hosted by the Energy Communities Alliance, and cooperating organizations include EM and the Energy Facility Contractors Group

    The workshop will bring together senior DOE executives and site officials, industry executives and other stakeholders to discuss EM’s progress on the cleanup of the environmental legacy of the nation’s Manhattan Project and Cold War nuclear weapons program. 

    For more information on the workshop, click here.

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