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Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar cuts ceremonial ribbon to mark the grand opening of the Oak Ridge K-25 History Center on Feb. 27, 2020.
Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar cuts ceremonial ribbon to mark the grand opening of the Oak Ridge K-25 History Center on Feb. 27, 2020.
EM CY20 Mission and Priorities
Oak Ridge K-1203 Complex Before
Oak Ridge Former K-1203 Complex 2020
Brookhaven Stack New York
Salt Waste Processing Facility

Annual Priority Updates

EM Set to Tackle Tank Waste in Mission Advancement, Shrader Says at Conference
September 15, 2020
The EM complex is in a transformational period as long-term construction projects will soon shift to operations.
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Crews Knock Down 8 of 10 Buildings, Making Headway in ETEC Cleanup
September 8, 2020
EM crews recently took down the eighth of 10 buildings set for demolition at the Radioactive Materials Handling Facility
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West Valley Prepares for Major Facility Demolition
September 8, 2020
The West Valley Demonstration Project has obtained a fork truck capable of lifting more than 90,000 pounds for waste removal in the future demolition.
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WIPP Reaches Early Milestone in Work to Increase Underground Ventilation
September 1, 2020
A project at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) has reached an early milestone as crews embark on a new phase to excavate a new utility shaft.
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Crews Make Headway on Hanford Tank Farm Improvement Project
September 1, 2020
Crews at Hanford’s tank farms recently completed removal and staging of 52 large concrete covers.
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EM Continues Progress On 2020 Priorities
August 25, 2020
EM is continuing to make progress on its 2020 priorities
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Experienced Oak Ridge Workforce Transitions to ORNL Cleanup
August 18, 2020
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and its contractor UCOR have begun transitioning its ETTP workforce to new cleanup project.
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Final Class of Technicians in Training for Hanford WTP
August 11, 2020
Training recently kicked off for the final class of commissioning technicians.
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EM Advances Next Major Cleanup Phase in Oak Ridge
August 11, 2020
OREM recently received authority to conduct work inside five buildings at ORNL and Y-12.
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Crews Finish Takedown of Centrifuge Complex in Oak Ridge
August 4, 2020
EM’s cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park took a major step forward with removal of the Centrifuge Complex in late July.
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EM Vision for 2020-2030: A Timeline of Transition and Transformation
Idaho's Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Plant 2020
Idaho Waste Treatment Plant After
Strategic Vision for Coming Decade

Strategic Vision

Purpose of the Strategic Vision
A strategic roadmap is needed to lay out how all the pieces of cleanup fit together to meet our goal of completing the EM mission safely, effectively.
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Why Now?
In 2020 and the decade ahead, EM will see a dramatic change in how we tackle our largest & one of the most challenging environmental risks, tank waste
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How Will EM Get There?
The Strategic Vision also lays out several strategic initiatives we are implementing.
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Benefits
The Strategic Vision provides greater transparency enhancing EM's credibility & accountability to regulators, tribal nations & local communities.
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Next Steps
The Strategic Vision reflects the Administration's proposed budget for FY 2021.
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