June 6, 2023

Oak Ridge Partners With University to Grow Cleanup Workforce

Nearly 85 miles west of Oak Ridge, 10,000 students attend Tennessee Tech University.

May 30, 2023

Oak Ridge Contractor Takes Next Step in Safety and Wellness Programming

When considering risks associated with nuclear cleanup, many people would list radiation, chemicals or falling debris.

May 23, 2023

Oak Ridge Contractor’s Grants Benefit 29 Regional Schools This Year

Oak Ridge’s cleanup contractor is awarding $40,000 in grants for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) projects that benefit 29 schools across a nine-county region.

May 16, 2023

Oak Ridge Groundbreaking: Viewing Platform Brings Historic K-25 Into Perspective

– Officials celebrated progress on a facility here last week that will give the public a new perspective of what was once the world’s largest building as they broke ground for the K-25 Viewing Platform at the East Tennessee Technology Park.

May 9, 2023

Oak Ridge Makes Former Reactor Safer as It Awaits Demolition

EM crews are slated to take down hundreds of old, contaminated buildings at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and Y-12 National Security Complex.

May 2, 2023

Oak Ridge Focuses on Groundwater in End Game of ETTP Cleanup

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management and contractor UCOR have shifted to soil and groundwater remediation at the East Tennessee Technology Park in the homestretch of a cleanup that took down more than 500 aging, contaminated structures.

April 25, 2023

Oak Ridge Cleans Up Creek Bank at East Tennessee Technology Park

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and contractor UCOR are in the final stages of cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).

April 18, 2023

Partnerships in Oak Ridge Help Fight Against Cancer

The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) joined partners in a growing collaboration at an event last week to celebrate advances in cancer treatment research that have emerged from an unexpected place — old nuclear material.

April 11, 2023

New Advisory Board Members Get Firsthand Look at Oak Ridge Cleanup

New members of the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) are benefiting from a return to an in-person orientation and tour of major cleanup across the Oak Ridge Reservation for the first time since the coronavirus.

April 11, 2023

'No Fear of Heights is a Good Quality': Oak Ridge Inspects Towering Stack

Performing work on tall structures presents unique challenges. But when they’re also aging, they bring an even greater dimension to planning.