June 28, 2022

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Paducah Site to Use Biology to Eliminate Groundwater Contamination at Source

A new environmental remediation project at EM’s Paducah Site will deploy a biological technology to eliminate underground contaminants that compromise the area’s groundwater.

June 28, 2022

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West Valley Restores Land After Removing Soil, Structure

EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) recently finished restoring an area where they removed soil and a structure associated with a project to build a unique groundwater treatment system.

June 21, 2022

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EM-Los Alamos Hosts Public Forum Focused on Cleanup Mission

Los Alamos and northern New Mexico citizens, advocacy groups and members of the media attended the Environmental Management Cleanup Forum June 16 at the historic Fuller Lodge, part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park.

June 7, 2022

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Savannah River Site Uses Oil as 'Bait' to Help Destroy Solvents in Groundwater

Engineers from EM contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) have successfully reduced degreasing solvents beneath the Savannah River Site (SRS), using a technology that injects a form of iron and oil into groundwater.

June 7, 2022

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Moab Site Partners With USGS on Revegetation Effort

Biologists from EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project and the local U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) office are collaborating on an experiment to revegetate a challenging area of the cleanup site.

June 7, 2022

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Paducah Community Leaders Learn About EM Site, Past and Present

EM is a key participant in a Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce initiative to provide current and future community leaders a deeper understanding of resources that support the regional economy of western Kentucky and southern Illinois.

May 24, 2022

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Soil Flushing System to Accelerate Hanford Groundwater Cleanup

EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) is preparing to employ an innovative treatment system at the Hanford Site to speed up the removal of contamination in the soil near the Columbia River.

May 24, 2022

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West Valley Makes Progress Toward Reducing Cleanup Footprint

EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) are working to close a former storage area for hazardous mixed waste, thereby reducing the site’s Cold War footprint and helping protect the environment.

May 17, 2022

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DOE Removes 9,000 Gallons of Contaminated Groundwater at ETEC

DOE has collected more than 2,000 groundwater samples for analysis and removed 9,000 gallons of contaminants from the groundwater at the Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) site.

April 26, 2022

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Proposed Technology Development Funding to Advance Cleanup

The $7.64 billion budget request includes about $25 million for EM’s Technology Development (TD) Program.