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November 15, 2019
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
July 16, 2019
Ventilation and filtration controls were essential for the last of the 72 waste boxes processed due to their contaminated contents.
Idaho Site Safely Resizes, Repackages Challenging Waste Boxes for Disposal
EM crews at the Idaho National Laboratory Site have safely finished reducing the size of large, contaminated legacy waste boxes and debris.
February 11, 2019
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM's Business Opportunities Forum is March 5 at Waste Management Conference in Phoenix
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Tuesday, March 5.
January 15, 2019
Operators use a robotic arm to size a tank at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project.
Idaho Crews Tackle Challenging Waste Boxes
EM and its cleanup contractor at the Idaho National Laboratory Site are on a AMWTP mission to segregate debris waste for permanent disposal at WIPP.
December 18, 2018
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
DOE Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Cleanup of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone at Santa Susana Field Laboratory
Today, DOE released the EIS for Remediation of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone of the SSFL in Ventura County, California.
September 19, 2018
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM's Next Business Opportunity Forum is Set for Oct. 4 in Knoxville
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4.
September 6, 2018
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
Assistant Secretary White Lays Out Plans for Contracting, Regulatory Reform at Radwaste
Following is EM Assistant Secretary Anne White’s keynote address to the 2018 Radwaste Summit on Sept. 4, as prepared for delivery.
July 25, 2018
2018 National Cleanup Workshop logo
DOE Under Secretary Dabbar to Speak at 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar is set to provide a keynote address at the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
July 17, 2018
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Rep. Mike Simpson Joins 2018 National Cleanup Workshop Speakers
Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) is the latest speaker confirmed to participate in the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
July 10, 2018
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Rep. Fleischmann, DOE Officials Join List of National Cleanup Workshop Speakers
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, and several DOE officials join the list of confirmed speakers.
June 28, 2018
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First Speakers Announced for 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
First Speakers Announced for 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
June 25, 2018
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM's Next Business Opportunity Forum is July 31
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Tuesday, July 31.
June 12, 2018
2018 National Cleanup Workshop logo
Advance Agenda Now Available for 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
An advance agenda is now available for the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held on Sept. 11-13, 2018 at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Ctr
June 6, 2018
The demolition site of Building H2 at the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) in Niskayuna, New York.
Building Demolition Completed At Separations Process Research Unit
DOE has completed the last phase of building demolition at the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU).
May 14, 2018
Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site in New Mexico
DOE Moving Forward With Key WIPP Infrastructure Upgrade
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is moving forward with a key infrastructure upgrade at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in New Mexico.
March 30, 2018
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
Anne Marie White Sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management
Anne Marie White was sworn in March 29 as Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management at the U.S. Department of Energy.
March 1, 2018
Jeffrey Kash Grimes, Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC)
Director Named For DOE Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
Environmental Management announced today the appointment of Jeffrey Kash Grimes as Director of Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center.
December 28, 2017
2017 EM Year in Review Cover Photo
‘2017 Year in Review’ Outlines EM’s Cleanup Achievements
EM has published its 2017 Year in Review, summarizing the accomplishments of cleanup workers across the DOE complex over the course of this year.
November 2, 2017
The project team was led by, from left, Doug Greenwell with Hanford tank farms contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), Reggie Eakins Jr. of the EM Office of River Protection, and Sebastien Guillot, WRPS.
EM Wins Top Project Management Institute Recognition, Two Awards for Excellence
The Project Management Institute (PMI) named a Hanford Site tank recovery effort its international Project of the Year for 2017.
September 6, 2017
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
Nuclear Cleanup Caucus to Focus on Increasing Urgency in Cleanup at Sept. 13 Event
DOE headquarters and site officials will participate in a panel discussion for the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus on Wednesday, Sept. 13.
September 5, 2017
Hanford By the Numbers Screenshot
Cleanup by the Numbers: EM Releases New Infographics on Sites’ Progress
EM has updated its set of “By the Numbers” infographics, filled with metrics and factoids demonstrating EM’s cleanup progress.
August 30, 2017
2017 National Cleanup Workshop
Deputy Energy Secretary to Provide Keynote at 2017 National Cleanup Workshop
Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette is set to provide a keynote address at the 2017 National Cleanup Workshop.
August 23, 2017
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM to Host Acquisition Workshop Sept. 15
EM is scheduled to conduct a workshop Sept. 15 at DOE headquarters in Washington, D.C.
August 7, 2017
National Cleanup Workshop
Advance Agenda Now Available for 2017 National Cleanup Workshop
An advance agenda is now available for the 2017 National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held on Sept. 13-14, 2017 in Alexandria, Virginia.
July 28, 2017
"Z-Plant" Last Major PFP Building Now Coming Down
Demolition of Former Plutonium Finishing Plant Processing Building Now Underway
Demolition is now underway on the facility that once produced two-thirds of the nation’s Cold War-era plutonium.