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

Demolition Continues at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant
July 23, 2019
One of the Hanford Site’s most critical risk-reduction efforts continues at the Plutonium Finishing Plant’s (PFP) main processing facility.
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EM Completes NNSS Soil Sites Mission Ahead of Schedule, Under Budget
July 23, 2019
EM’s Nevada Program has safely and successfully completed corrective actions and closed the last of 138 soil sites at the Nevada National Security.
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WIPP Drivers Surpass 15 Million Safe Miles
July 23, 2019
EM’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) marked a second major transportation milestone this summer after its drivers exceeded 15 million safe miles.
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SRS Employees Further Safety, Create Efficiencies in Plutonium Downblending
July 23, 2019
Savannah River Site are partnering to reduce radiological exposure, improve efficiency, and align with long term DOE goals.
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Collaborating With SRS Helps Hanford Prepare to Treat Tank Waste
July 23, 2019
As Hanford prepares for tank waste treatment, the site collaborated with EM’s Savannah River Site for lessons on transitioning to waste treatment.
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Oak Ridge Contractor Develops Next Generation of Cleanup Workers
July 23, 2019
EM’s cleanup contractor at the Oak Ridge Site is helping develop the next generation of workers.
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West Valley Recycles Demolition Debris, Offsets Cleanup Costs
July 23, 2019
Workers at EM’s West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) recently shipped a large transformer to a recycling facility.
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Revamped Website Makes it Easier for Public to Engage With Hanford Site
July 23, 2019
A two-year project to improve a publicly available website has brought more ease to government officials, stakeholders, and others
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DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Environmental Management (EM) Nevada Environmental Program Services (EPS) Contract
July 22, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the EM Nevada EPS Contract
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Los Alamos Interim Measure Shows Progress in Reducing Contaminant Plume
July 16, 2019
(EM-LA) and cleanup contractor Newport News Nuclear are seeing positive results from an an interim measure to contain and control migration in water.
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