October 19, 2021

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Los Alamos Remediates Waste, Protects Watersheds in Seven Canyons

The EM Los Alamos Field Office and its cleanup contractor have collected more than 3,100 soil samples and excavated more than 1,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil as they remediate land at the southernmost boundary of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

September 21, 2021

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Hanford Treats More Than 2 Billion Gallons of Groundwater Seven Years in a Row

The Hanford Site is closing in on treating 28 billion total gallons of groundwater to remove contamination since treatment began in the mid-1990s, significantly reducing risk to the Columbia River.

September 14, 2021

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Tree Plantation Helps SRS Steer Contaminants Away From Waterways

Scientists in the EM program are using a 62-acre plantation of pine trees and other natural resources to greatly limit radioactively contaminated groundwater from reaching waterways on the Savannah River Site (SRS).

September 14, 2021

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More Than 30 Years of Environmental Cleanup at Paducah Adds Up

Since the inception of the EM program in 1989, the Paducah Site has made notable achievements in groundwater cleanup, waste removal, and other work advancing its environmental cleanup mission following more than 60 years of uranium enrichment operations.