May 24, 2022

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STGWG Receives Updates on DOE Progress, Visits EM Closure Site

The State and Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) toured a new interpretive center at a site where EM completed remediation about 20 years ago and received updates from the cleanup program on workforce development and other topics.

May 10, 2022

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West Valley, Seneca Nation Honor Mother Earth With Sunrise Ceremony, Walk

EM’s West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) marked Earth Day this year by joining the Cattaraugus Creek Water Walkerz and Onondowaga’ Water Protectors to pay tribute to Mother Earth.

April 12, 2022

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Tour of Cleanup Projects, Meeting With Tribes Highlight Ike White’s Idaho Visit

EM Senior Advisor William “Ike” White recently visited the DOE Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site, where he surveyed progress on major cleanup projects,

March 22, 2022

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Secretary Granholm Talks With Chairs of Three Tribes Near Hanford Site

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm recently joined representatives of three tribes near the Hanford Site for a series of meetings to discuss a variety of topics, from contracting opportunities with DOE to protection of wildlife and natural resources.

March 15, 2022

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Justice40 Initiative is Key DOE Focus at Waste Management Symposia

The Justice40 Initiative provides a unique opportunity to enhance the way the EM Los Alamos Field Office approaches legacy cleanup decisions, EM-LA Manager Michael Mikolanis said during a panel session at the 2022 Waste Management Symposia last week.

December 21, 2021

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Mullis Hits Ground Running with Intergovernmental Groups

New EM senior leader Jay Mullis shared the cleanup program’s priorities and strategic vision in addressing two key stakeholder groups recently.

October 12, 2021

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EM Director Outlines Actions on Climate, Sustainability

EM is an active participant in a DOE-wide effort to address climate change and strengthen resilience at its sites and in its operations, tribal stakeholders were told at a recent climate webinar.

August 3, 2021

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EM Highlights Business Opportunities for Indian Country at Summit

EM officials met with representatives of tribal-owned businesses and Alaska Native corporations to discuss how they can support the cleanup program during the recent Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2021.

July 13, 2021

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Hanford Hosts Roundtable Focused on Tribal Government Policy

Brian Vance, manager of the EM Office of River Protection and Richland Operations Office, recently hosted a roundtable discussion with tribal nations located near the Hanford Site.

June 29, 2021

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Engaging Regulators, Stakeholders is Critical to Cleanup Success, White Tells Task Force

EM’s success in its new cleanup era is dependent on constructive relationships with regulators and stakeholders, Acting EM Assistant Secretary William “Ike” White told members of the National Governors Association Federal Facilities Task Force last week.