December 6, 2023

Federal Agencies Commit to Stronger Collaboration With Tribes

The Departments of Energy and Interior signed a memorandum of understanding to demonstrate a shared commitment to exploring greater tribal involvement in the protection and preservation of Rattlesnake Mountain as a sacred site as part of the White House Tribal Nations Summit held in Washington, D.C.

December 4, 2023

EM Crews Make History Pouring First Test Glass at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant

EM Crews Make History Pouring First Test Glass at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant.

November 20, 2023

Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative Marks Construction Milestone

Construction on the 60,000-square-foot Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative (AMC) took a noticeable step forward as crews recently placed its last piece of structural steel, achieving an EM 2023 priority ahead of schedule.

August 30, 2023

First Request for Information Issued for Generating Clean Energy on DOE-Owned Lands

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the first Request for Information (RFI) related to the Department’s Cleanup to Clean Energy initiative focused on generating clean energy on DOE owned lands.

August 8, 2023

Molten Glass Fills Hanford Melter

The Hanford Site Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) team last week poured the first batches of glass forming beads, called frit, into a melter heated to 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit.

July 6, 2023

EM Updates Cleanup 'By the Numbers'

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) has updated its popular “By the Numbers” feature, which illustrates progress at cleanup sites through quick and clear infographics.

May 22, 2023

Idaho Facility Now Processing 100% Radioactive Liquid Waste

The Integrated Waste Treatment Unit has progressed to treating sodium-bearing waste entirely, the next step in efficiently removing remaining liquid radioactive waste from nearby Cold War-era underground tanks and closing them to protect the environment.

May 18, 2023

Newly Updated Strategic Vision Sets Course for EM Cleanup Over Next Decade

EM released its Strategic Vision 2023-2033, a blueprint to the program’s anticipated cleanup achievements over the next decade.

May 12, 2023

EM Kicks Off New Acquisition Career Development Program

EM is strengthening its procurement capabilities to ensure the cleanup program has talented, capable acquisition professionals now and in the future with the launch of the EM Career Acquisition Program (ECAP).

April 11, 2023

Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Begins Operations to Address Tank Waste

The Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site initiated operations Tuesday to convert radioactive sodium-bearing liquid waste from nearby tanks.