Office of Environmental Management

EM Cleanup Sites

As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning up 107 sites across the country whose area is equal to the combined area of Rhode Island and Delaware. EM has made substantial progress in nearly every area of nuclear waste cleanup and has completed cleanup at 91 of these sites.

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The EM Fiscal Year 2020 budget request will provide the resources to maintain a safe and secure posture in the EM complex, and to continue moving forward with the country's largest nuclear cleanup.

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EM News

Pioneers in the Cleanup Program Look Back on EM’s 30 Years
September 17, 2019
Leaders and key stakeholders integral to the cleanup program over the past three decades looked back at key moments and lessons learned.
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Hanford Crews Safely Complete Sludge Transfer, Reducing Risk to River
September 17, 2019
EM workers recently completed an important project, transferring 35 cubic yards of highly radioactive sludge.
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Moab Project Marks 10 Million Tons Moved
September 17, 2019
Crews from EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project loaded and shipped the 10 millionth ton of uranium.
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Under Secretary Dabbar Celebrates EM Success, Focuses on Priorities
September 17, 2019
Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar speaks to nearly 800 EM stakeholders at this year's National Cleanup Workshop.
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EM’s Todd Shrader: Build on Closure Sites' Lessons Learned
September 17, 2019
EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Shrader reflected on the magnitude of the cleanup program’s past 30 years.
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Panelists Spotlight Cleanup Successes Across EM Complex
September 17, 2019
– EM federal and contractor leaders from several sites highlighted major successes.
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Site Managers Discuss Community Engagement, Contracts in Roundtable Session
September 17, 2019
EM Hanford Site Manager Brian Vance led a panel discussion about Hanford’s past, present, and future.
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Hanford Team Reflects on Site’s History, Looks Forward to Waste Treatment
September 17, 2019
EM Hanford Site Manager Brian Vance led a panel discussion about Hanford’s past, present, and future.
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As SRS Approaches 70-Year Anniversary, Panelists Optimistic About Site's Future
September 17, 2019
A panel of DOE federal and contractor leaders discussed the future of the Savannah River Site (SRS) at this year’s National Cleanup Workshop.
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Marking Three Decades of Progress, EM Celebrates Milestone Anniversary
September 12, 2019
At a September 10 celebration, DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar recognized EM’s federal employees and contractors.
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