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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.
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.