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

DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
August 22, 2019
DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
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EM’s Ike White Recognizes Small Businesses During Oak Ridge Visit
August 20, 2019
Ike White recognized award-winning small businesses helping complete projects on schedule.
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Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Opens Doors to Commissioning Workforce
August 20, 2019
EM’s Office of River Protection has opened the doors to a key portion of the facility where low-activity nuclear waste.
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Idaho Site Safely Completes Waste Processing, Cleanup at ARP Facility
August 20, 2019
EM and cleanup contractor Fluor Idaho have safely finished processing remaining waste at an Idaho National Laboratory Site facility.
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Hanford Takes Key Step Toward Safer Storage of Radioactive Capsules
August 20, 2019
EM Richland Operations Office (RL) and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) recently completed an important step.
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WVDP Helps Lead Full-Scale Exercise to Prepare for Emergency Incidents
August 20, 2019
EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project recently conducted a full-scale exercise with local emergency response.
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At His Day Job at EM’s Portsmouth Site, This Gamer Doesn’t Play
August 20, 2019
Zak Lafontaine is a world-class gamer.
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Hanford’s 222-S Lab Contractor Earns DOE Safety Recognition
August 20, 2019
The EM Office of River Protection (ORP) contractor that provides analysis and testing services at the Hanford Site’s 222-S Laboratory.
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DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for the CBFO Technical Assistance Contract project
August 19, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for its CBFO Technical Assistance Contract.
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Oak Ridge Moves Closer to Vision 2020 as Crews Kick Off Another Demolition
August 13, 2019
As old, unneeded buildings continue to disappear at the Oak Ridge Site’s East Tennessee Technology Park
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