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October 14, 2020
Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette speaks during an Oct. 13 celebration marking the completion of major environmental cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park at Oak Ridge.
Congressional, State Officials Join Energy Secretary Brouillette in Recognizing Historic Oak Ridge Cleanup Accomplishment
Dan Brouillette joined state & community leaders in Oak Ridge to celebrate the historic first-ever removal of a former uranium enrichment complex.
October 6, 2020
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
SRS Salt Waste Processing Facility Begins Hot Commissioning
The Department of Energy transferred the first batch of radioactive waste to the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
September 24, 2020
A truck containing a small amount of Defense Waste Processing Facility recycle wastewater departs a loading area at the Savannah River Site.
Waste Shipment Represents First Application of DOE's HLW Interpretation
DOE has completed the first application of its science-based approach to managing reprocessing waste with the safe and successful shipment.
August 18, 2020
An aerial view of the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF), which has been approved for operations at the Savannah River Site. The SWPF is the last major piece of the liquid waste treatment system to be completed at Savannah River.
DOE Approves Start of Salt Waste Processing Facility at Savannah River Site
Yesterday, DOE approved CD-4 and Authorization To Operate for the SWPF at SRS, authorizing “hot” or radioactive operations to begin at the facility.
July 22, 2020
Workers have begun demolition at the Radioactive Materials Handling Facility complex at the Energy Technology Engineering Center.
Department of Energy Resumes Active Cleanup at the Energy Technology Engineering Center
DOE has resumed active environmental cleanup at the ETEC, a former nuclear and liquid metals research site in Ventura County, California.
July 16, 2020
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
Expert Acquisition Corps to Advance EM’s Procurement Capacities
EM is further strengthening its procurement capabilities in launching an Acquisition Corps to serve on Acquisition Integrated Project Teams.
June 5, 2020
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
DOE Issues Decision on Disposal of Depleted Uranium Oxide From Kentucky, Ohio Plants
The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a formal Record of Decision (ROD) for the safe shipment and disposal of depleted uranium oxide.
April 29, 2020
Visiting scientists observe the E-Tunnel South Portal at the Rainier Mesa/Shoshone Mountain groundwater characterization area during an October 2017 field trip to the Nevada National Security Site.
DOE Marks Major Progress in Groundwater Cleanup Mission at Nevada Site
The DOE environmental cleanup program has reached a significant milestone in its legacy cleanup mission at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).
March 9, 2020
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM Issues "Strategic Vision" for Coming Decade
The Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) today issued an outline of planned accomplishments over the next decade.
February 6, 2020
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM Appoints Idaho Cleanup Project Manager
EM announced today the appointment of Connie Flohr as manager of the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
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
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.
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
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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.