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May 27, 2020
Playing the Long Game: How Two Experts Created a Case Study for Water Monitoring
Decades of dedication – meet the Rocky Flats Site water monitoring leads.
May 22, 2020
LM Remains Flexible and Adaptive in Pandemic Response
We interviewed LM Director Carmelo Melendez about the unprecedented response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020
National Invasive Species Awareness Week Spotlight: LM Partnerships Tackle Invasive Species in Southwest Colorado
As part of National Invasive Species Awareness Week (NISAW), LM recognizes the invaluable assistance of the DRRP and the SCC.
May 15, 2020
LM to Prepare for Increased Environmental Liabilities as Advised by GAO report
A report issued by the GAO on May 13 details challenges faced by LM at some sites, including erosion and environmental conditions.
May 14, 2020
LM and Strategic Partner Recognize Veterans on Armed Forces Day
In recognition of Armed Forces Day on May 16, 2020, we asked our veteran teammates to reflect on their service and what it means to them.
May 14, 2020
Programmatic Environmental Assessment Grazing Activities
LM issued a finding of no significant impact for the proposed grazing activities at some of its sites.
May 7, 2020
Partnership Is the Key to Legacy Management Success on the Navajo Nation
LM relies on partnerships with the Navajo and Hopi governments. One such partnership is through the Navajo Nation Abandoned Mine Lands (NAML) program.
May 4, 2020
Weldon Spring Site Wins EPA Site Reuse Award
LM is proud to announce that the EPA awarded the 2020 Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award to the Weldon Spring Site.
April 30, 2020
DRUM Data Supports Increased Abandoned Mine Safety in Utah
LM's DRUM Program works closely with numerous federal and state agencies across the country.
April 28, 2020
LM Collaborates on Virtual Fieldtrip for Environmental Sciences Students
LM Site Manager Bill Frazier virtually visited housebound college students in April.
April 23, 2020
New Edition of LM Site Management Guide Released
A new edition of the LM Site Management Guide (SMG) is now available online.
April 22, 2020
LM Celebrates Earth Day
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. The DOE Earth Day 2020 theme is “Action for Earth.”
April 21, 2020
Stewardship Action: Rocky Flats Ecologist Reflects on Site’s Environmental Transformation
As steward of the nation’s nuclear legacy sites, LM is committed to ensuring its sites remain protective of human health and the environment.
April 20, 2020
Proud to Present: STEM with LM
LM announces the launch of a brand-new webpage: STEM with LM
April 16, 2020
STEM Events on Navajo Nation Reach 7,500 Students
An estimated 7,500 students have participated in STEM-sation events on the Navajo Nation since the first event rolled out in 2018.
April 14, 2020
LM Responds to San Miguel County Commissioners’ Questions Regarding Uranium-Related Programs
Program leads from LM met with the San Miguel County, Colorado, Board of County Commissioners via videoconference on April 1.
April 9, 2020
LM Engages Alaskans at Forum on the Environment
LM travelled to the Dena'ina Center in Alaska for the 22nd annual Alaska Forum on the Environment.
April 8, 2020
Public Opportunity to Comment on Grazing Activities at LM Sites
LM issued a final Programmatic Environmental Assessment and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact to evaluate grazing activities.
April 6, 2020
LM Participates in 46th Annual Waste Management Symposia
Staff from LM contributed to the success of the 46th annual Waste Management Symposia in Phoenix, Arizona, held March 8-12.
April 2, 2020
LM Safety and Health Manager Makes Employee Protection a Top Priority
Brian Stewart, who oversees site safety, stepped into new role with the goal of changing the way the organization thought about safety and health.
April 1, 2020
DOE Awards LM Support Contract to RSI EnTech
In March, DOE awarded the LM support contract to RSI EnTech, LLC, in Oak Ridge, TN.
March 31, 2020
High-Tech Storytelling: Story Mapping the Colonie, New York, Site
Historic photos, data-informed graphics, and interactive animations combine to tell a tale of service, cleanup, and beneficial reuse.
March 30, 2020
Legacy Management Support Achieves Highest Level of Recognition for Safety Program
DOE Legacy Management Support (LMS) has met the requirements for outstanding safety and health programs.
March 26, 2020
DOE Convenes Resource and Technology Investment Committee
The Office of Science hosted the DOE Research and Technology Investment Committee meeting on STEM at DOE Headquarters in February.
March 24, 2020
LM Launches Facebook Page
LM will use this page to share updates on its daily work, notices about upcoming events, scenic and historic photos, and other information.