Office of Environmental Management

The Office of Environmental Management Story

The Office of Environmental Management Story
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Hanford WTP Laboratory Commissioning Advances With First Test Package
January 21, 2020
The first commissioning test package was recently approved for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
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Sludge Drum Project Progresses at Idaho Site Facility
January 21, 2020
EM crews have treated and repackaged 100 drums of radioactive sludge waste to date at the Accelerated Retrieval Project.
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SRS Crews Mark Milestone in Double-Stacking Waste Canister Project
January 21, 2020
EM crews recently reached a significant milestone by modifying the 1,000th storage position for vitrified waste canisters at the Savannah River Site.
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Upgrades Prepare Way for Oak Ridge to Process Remaining Uranium-233
January 21, 2020
Renovations are underway to prepare a facility to process a high-dose portion of the site’s uranium-233 inventory.
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Cleanup Workers Transform Former Waste Basin Into Grassy Field at SRS
January 21, 2020
A pond-like basin built in the early years of the Cold War was recently re-mediated.
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West Valley Calendar Promotes Safety From Perspectives of Children
January 21, 2020
EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project have come up with a new way to raise safety awareness, just in time for 2020!
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Crews Replace Roof of Laboratory Integral to Savannah River Site
January 21, 2020
Workers have replaced the roof of a laboratory important to the Savannah River Site.
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Hanford Facility Gearing Up for Tank Waste Disposal Operations
January 14, 2020
In coming months, Hanford crews will build new access roads and install lighting, utilities, and support buildings.
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Removing Building Slabs is Key to Transforming Oak Ridge Site
January 14, 2020
The skyline at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) continually changes as EM completes demolitions.
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Team Effort Ensures Resumption of WIPP’s TRUPACT-III Shipments
January 14, 2020
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) recently accepted its first large-box cask in six years.
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