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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

DOE Awards New Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contracts
Today, the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management awarded a set of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts.
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Major Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Unit First to Complete Start-up Testing
Workers recently finished start-up testing at the Analytical Laboratory in Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
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Crews Mobilize to Resume Demolition at ETEC
Work crews at the Energy Technology Engineering Center are mobilizing for demolition of 10 buildings at the former nuclear and liquid metals site.
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Last Major ETTP Facility Ready for Demolition at Oak Ridge
Workers have completed deactivating Building K-1600, and now it is ready for demolition.
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DOE Awards New Cleanup Contract at the Nevada National Security Site
Today, the U.S. DOE awarded Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. the new EM Nevada Environmental Program Services contract.
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Project Update: K-1220 Tower Demolition
At Oak Ridge in June, 2020, UCOR safely pulled down a 180-foot tall K-1220 tower, moving EM one step closer to its 2020 goals.
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EM Remains Poised for Strong Year, Transformational Decade, White Says
With cleanup sites beginning to ramp back up to full operations in a phased approach, EM remains poised to complete many of its top priorities.
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EM Nevada Transfer of 70 Sites to Legacy Management Nearly Complete
The EM Nevada Program & DOE Office of Legacy Management are nearing completion of a transfer of long-term stewardship responsibilities to 70 sites.
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EM Marks Accomplishments Across Complex During Essential Mission-Critical Period
EM made steady progress in its cleanup mission after most field sites moved into an essential mission-critical operating posture beginning mid-March.
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Department of Energy to Resume Cleanup at Energy Technology Engineering Center
Agreement with California Clears Path to Begin Building Demolition
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DOE Awards Hanford Tank Closure Contract
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the Tank Closure Contract
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EM Issues "Strategic Vision" for Coming Decade
The Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) today issued an outline of planned accomplishments over the next decade.
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Annual Priority Updates

Crews Remove Basin as Oak Ridge Heads Toward ETTP Cleanup Completion
July 7, 2020
A basin that once held cooling water used in Oak Ridge’s former uranium enrichment operations has been removed.
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West Valley Encases Building Slab With Fixative After Removing Asbestos
July 7, 2020
An EM deactivation and demolition crew at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) recently encapsulated a concrete slab with a fixative.
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DOE Awards New Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contracts
July 1, 2020
Today, the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management awarded a set of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts.
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Major Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Unit First to Complete Start-up Testing
June 30, 2020
Workers recently finished start-up testing at the Analytical Laboratory in Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
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Crews Mobilize to Resume Demolition at ETEC
June 30, 2020
Work crews at the Energy Technology Engineering Center are mobilizing for demolition of 10 buildings at the former nuclear and liquid metals site.
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Last Major ETTP Facility Ready for Demolition at Oak Ridge
June 30, 2020
Workers have completed deactivating Building K-1600, and now it is ready for demolition.
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Project Update: K-1220 Tower Demolition
June 22, 2020
At Oak Ridge in June, 2020, UCOR safely pulled down a 180-foot tall K-1220 tower, moving EM one step closer to its 2020 goals.
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DOE Awards New Cleanup Contract at the Nevada National Security Site
June 17, 2020
Today, the U.S. DOE awarded Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. the new EM Nevada Environmental Program Services contract.
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EM Nevada Transfer of 70 Sites to Legacy Management Nearly Complete
June 16, 2020
The EM Nevada Program & DOE Office of Legacy Management are nearing completion of a transfer of long-term stewardship responsibilities to 70 sites.
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EM Remains Poised for Strong Year, Transformational Decade, White Says
June 9, 2020
With cleanup sites beginning to ramp back up to full operations in a phased approach, EM remains poised to complete many of its top priorities.
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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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