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August 11, 2020
Former DOE Intern Presents at Arizona/NASA Space Grant Symposium
An interview with Alyssa Renteria.
August 7, 2020
Soil Sample Plutonium Results Near the Rocky Flats Site Summarized by State Regulators 
The publicly-available review shows consistency with cleanup processes.
August 6, 2020
DOE Historian Joins LM
An interview with Eric Boyle, whose work covers history, preservation, and archives.
August 4, 2020
LM Issues Burro Mines Draft Environmental Assessment Notice
A public comment period for the draft environmental assessment begins August 7, 2020.
July 30, 2020
Safety First: LM's Mexican Hat Interim Cover Protection Project
A field project in Utah exemplifies LM’s commitment to safety.
July 29, 2020
LM Receives EPEAT Purchaser Award for Advancement of Sustainability
Award recognizes excellence in sustainable procurement of electronic equipment.
July 23, 2020
Riding the Rails to Abandoned Uranium Mines
LM’s DRUM Program visits Elk Park Mine via Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
July 21, 2020
The LM Monument Valley Processing Site Is Captured in an Animated Timeline
Learn more about the history of the Monument Valley, Arizona, Processing Site.
July 14, 2020
Students arrive at B Reactor for a tour. The Department of Energy works with elementary, middle, and high schools around the region to highlight B Reactor’s role in ushering in the atomic age, and the importance of STEM education.
The History of a Park Dedicated to the Manhattan Project Story
The Manhattan Project was an unprecedented, top-secret research and development program created during World War II to develop an atomic weapon.
July 14, 2020
The LM Shiprock Disposal Site Is Captured in an Animated Timeline
Learn more about the history of the Shiprock, New Mexico, Disposal Site.
July 9, 2020
Colonie Story Map Spotlighted at Federal GIS Conference
LM leverages geospatial tools for long-term stewardship.
July 7, 2020
DOE Office of Legacy Management Employs Lasers and Drones to Track Change
LM utilizes lidar technology to ensure that sites are protective of human health and the environment.
June 30, 2020
The LM Tuba City Disposal Site Is Captured in an Animated Timeline
Learn more about the history of the Tuba City, Arizona, Disposal Site.
June 25, 2020
Former LM Intern Pursues Career in Environmental Justice
Ki’Ana Speights reflects on what environmental justice means to her.
June 23, 2020
Mathematics and Statistics Drive LM’s Work in Assessing Abandoned Defense-Related Uranium Mine Risk
For LM’s Defense-Related Uranium Mines team, mathematics and statistics are at the core of protecting human health and the environment.
June 19, 2020
Melinda Downing Leads DOE Environmental Justice Program to Prominence
Downing has left a proud record of achievement and advancement of justice and equality in federal programs and policies.
June 9, 2020
LM Collaborates with Middlesex Borough to Put New Jersey FUSRAP Site to Good Use
Middlesex Borough is working toward acquiring a FUSRAP site for its Department of Public Works.
June 5, 2020
LM Advances Beneficial Reuse and Pollinator Initiatives at Edgemont, South Dakota, Disposal Site
Seeds that the LM team sowed after a wildfire at the Edgemont site in South Dakota have sprouted into pollinator-attracting wildflowers.
June 4, 2020
LM’s Atomic Legacy Cabin Celebrates Its First Year
The Atomic Legacy Cabin in Grand Junction, Colorado, celebrates its one-year anniversary on June 6, 2020.
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.