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April 17, 2018
Jeremy Hampton of Fluor Idaho shows EM Assistant Secretary Anne Marie White a "bubble suit" worn by workers when they make entries into contaminated areas at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project.
New EM Assistant Secretary Anne Marie White Visits Idaho Cleanup Project
New EM Assistant Secretary Anne Marie White traveled to the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) last week.
April 17, 2018
Under Secretary Paul Dabbar speaks with Jenny Freeman, past president of the Energy Technology and Environmental Business Association, at last week's event for the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus.
Under Secretary Dabbar Highlights Synergy of EM, Labs at Caucus Event
DOE officials, members of Congress, and key stakeholders gathered April 11 on Capitol Hill at an event for the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus.
April 17, 2018
DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar speaks at the Energy Communities Alliance's annual conference.
DOE, EM Leaders Focus on Accomplishing Cleanup at ECA Conference
DOE officials highlighted major EM accomplishments during addresses at the Energy Communities Alliance’s annual conference last week.
April 17, 2018
Construction workers place concrete inside formwork and around reinforcing steel during structural concrete wall placements for the Effluent Management Facility at Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant project.
Hanford Crews Complete Concrete Walls for WTP Support Building
Structural concrete foundation and wall placements are complete for the Effluent Management Facility (EMF) at Hanford’s WTP.
April 17, 2018
Nearly 100 juniors and seniors from all five Roane County high schools participated in Student Government Day. Here, Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Manager Jay Mullis speaks to students about the importance of public service.
Oak Ridge Manager Jay Mullis Discusses Public Service With Students
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Manager Jay Mullis recently joined about 100 high school students to discuss the importance of public service.
April 17, 2018
University of South Carolina Aiken (USCA) students Brandon Eberl (center) and Shayla Baldwin (right) receive instruction from USCA Engineering Professor Titan Paul on using 3-D printers to create unique objects to solve difficult engineering applications.
SRS Partners With Universities, Colleges to Fill STEM-Based Jobs
The management and operations contractor at SRS is partnering with area colleges and universities to help fill STEM jobs with qualified candidates.
April 17, 2018
Students prepare to launch mock “rockets” as part of a lesson on aerodynamics presented by Washington River Protection Solutions staff.
Hanford Tank Farms Engineers Engage Students in STEM Activities
Staff from EM ORP contractor WRPS recently took science and engineering to a local middle school as part of the STEM Like Me! program.
April 17, 2018
SRNS employees Nate Diakun and Kathy Hutto with Twaina Harris (right), director of Academic Advising and Student Engagement at Claflin University.
Savannah River Site Uses Unique Virtual Reality Video to Recruit Students
Local career counselors donned virtual reality head gear to view a 360-degree video at an event highlighting SRS occupations.
April 10, 2018
At the largest source of groundwater contamination at the Paducah Site, April Ladd of EM’s PPPO describes ongoing deactivation and remediation projects related to the C-400 Cleaning Building to Sen. Mitch McConnell (center) and Secretary Rick Perry.
Secretary Perry, EM Assistant Secretary White Join Senator McConnell on Paducah Site Tour
Energy Secretary Rick Perry and EM Assistant Secretary Anne Marie White visited the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Site April 5.
April 10, 2018
The Subsurface Disposal Area before cap construction.
Landfill Cap Design Advances as Idaho Buried Waste Cleanup Winds Down
EM and cleanup contractor Fluor Idaho are designing a cap to cover the 97-acre Cold War landfill.
April 10, 2018
Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar (left) is briefed by SRNL Senior Fellow Scientist Bob Pierce on research for processing graphite fuel during Dabbar’s recent visit to the SRS. Taylor Playforth of DOE Congressional Affairs is in the background.
Under Secretary Paul Dabbar to Join Event for Cleanup Caucus
DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar will speak at an event for the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus on Wednesday, April 11.
April 10, 2018
Crews conduct a process known as “fogging” to blow a fixative material into contaminated hot cells and laboratories to encapsulate and immobilize radioactive contamination.
EM Improves Safety at ORNL Building Awaiting Demolition
DOE’s OREM and its cleanup contractor UCOR have completed one of the final steps to ensure a highly contaminated building at ORNL remains safe.
April 10, 2018
Steve Christmas of Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership leads the EM Paducah Site’s first community tour of 2018 Saturday during a stop at the Central Control Facility.
Paducah Site Kicks Off 2018 Community Tours
The C-300 Building, the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant's nerve center was where uranium-enrichment operations were overseen for more than 60 years.
April 10, 2018
A crawler nicknamed G.I. Joe is used to sample the waste in the tanks.
National Robotics Week: Robots Play Key Role in SRS Liquid Waste Mission
Highly hazardous working environments at SRS make it necessary to have robots complete important but remote work in areas where humans cannot go.
April 10, 2018
Mission Support Alliance President Bob Wilkinson, left, and Bechtel Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Project Director Brian Reilly helped pack more than 6,100 Bite2Go food kits.
Hanford Contractors Team Up to Erase Hunger
Two contractors at EM’s Hanford Site recently teamed up to help end childhood hunger.
April 10, 2018
Emily Searles presents a poster of her research conducted as a Savannah River National Laboratory intern at the laboratory’s poster presentation.
SRNL Internship Inspires Doctorate Studies
When Emily Searles, a senior at Roanoke College, arrived for her summer 2017 internship at SRNL, her main goal was to experience real-world research.
April 3, 2018
DOE-Savannah River Facility Representative Steve Stamper (left) walks with Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette through the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
SRS Welcomes Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette
Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette toured the Savannah River Site (SRS) for the first time in late March.
April 3, 2018
The assembly of two 300-ton nuclear waste melters was completed last year at the Low-Activity Waste (LAW) facility of Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant. The melter assembly highlighted key progress at the LAW Facility, which is integral t
Hanford WTP Contractor Receives ‘Satisfactory’ Rating for 2017 Performance
EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) has given Bechtel National (BNI), the contractor for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP),
April 3, 2018
Workers foam tie lines to trap contaminants in place.
EM Removes More Than 4 Miles of Piping at Oak Ridge Site
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and its cleanup contractor URS|CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) finished removing more than 25,000 feet
April 3, 2018
A view of a speaker system installed at Hanford tanks farms to improve communication. This speaker is set up near AW Farm, which contains six large underground waste storage tanks.
New Public Address System at Hanford Tank Farms Improves Communication
EM Office of River Protection tank farms contractor Washington River Protection Solution (WRPS) is making it loud and clear that worker safety
April 3, 2018
Rigging and heavy equipment operators guide a crane during the removal of stainless-steel cylinders containing tritium gold traps from a concrete culvert.
SRS Teamwork Leads to Successful Repackaging of Tritium Gold Trap Cylinders
Savannah River Site (SRS) workers safely and successfully repackaged tritium gold trap cylinders, a mixed waste, for future disposition offsite recent
April 3, 2018
This animation depicts Hanford workers who will remove 27 cubic meters of highly radioactive material from a basin near the Columbia River in May.
Animated Video Explains Upcoming Sludge Removal Project at Hanford
Animated Video Explains Upcoming Sludge Removal Project at Hanford
April 3, 2018
A Savannah River Site fire water tank to be replaced in effort to upgrade infrastructure and reduce maintenance costs.
SRS Infrastructure Upgrades Continue with Cost-Saving Fire Water Tank Approach
SRS Infrastructure Upgrades Continue with Cost-Saving Fire Water Tank Approach
April 3, 2018
Shown are two of four excess government-owned commercial dryers to benefit clients of the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center in Paducah.
Paducah Site Partnership Benefits Domestic Violence Victims Center
Paducah Site Partnership Benefits Domestic Violence Victims Center
March 28, 2018
Jim Colgary, chief of staff to Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette, speaks during this year’s Waste Management Symposia.
‘We Want to Get Things Done,’ DOE Officials Tell Waste Management Conference
DOE is carrying out its cleanup program with a “completion mindset,” senior Department and EM officials said in Phoenix last week.