August 23, 2022

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Secretary Granholm, Northwest Tribal Leaders Gather for Dinner

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm recently joined leaders from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Nez Perce Tribe, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, and the Wanapum Band of Indians for a dinner in Richland, Wash

August 16, 2022

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Secretary Granholm Views Hanford Progress, Discusses Bright Future for Tribes, Community

During a visit to Hanford last week, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm highlighted DOE’s commitment to addressing the environmental legacy near communities such as the Tri-Cities, Washington, that supported national defense programs for many decades.

July 5, 2022

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Northwest Indian College to be Awarded STEM Grant Through EM Partnership

Northwest Indian College (NWIC) of Bellingham, Washington, will be awarded a grant of up to $5 million to train future scientists and engineers through EM’s recently expanded Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP).

July 5, 2022

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Tour Focuses on Collaboration With Regional Tribes at Idaho Site

EM employees highlighted cleanup progress across the DOE Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site during a June 28 tour for representatives of the Shoshone Bannock (Sho-Ban) Tribes.

July 5, 2022

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Oak Ridge Waste Disposal Facility Marks 20 Years of Safe, Successful Operation

EM’s onsite engineered disposal facility for low-level radioactive waste generated by environmental cleanup projects in Oak Ridge recently celebrated 20 years of safe and compliant waste disposal operations.

June 29, 2022

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Northwest Indian College to Receive Up to $5 Million STEM Grant From Office of Environmental Management's Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program

Northwest Indian College (NWIC) of Bellingham, Washington will be awarded a grant up to $5 million to train future scientists and engineers through the U.S.

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.