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April 19, 2017
Women’s History Month: LM Women in STEM
National Women’s History Month (March 2017) provided an opportunity to reflect on the significant contributions women have made, and continue to make.
April 19, 2017
A Forgotten Legacy – The Former Burris Park Field Station
The Burris Park, California, Site is located in Kingsburg, California, a rural agricultural community in the San Joaquin Valley, south of Fresno.
April 19, 2017
Wastewater Treatment Evolution at the Fernald Preserve
Industrial wastewater treatment at the Fernald Preserve in Ohio has been ongoing since a uranium metals refinery was constructed at the site in 1951.
April 19, 2017
LM Well Represented at the 43rd Annual Waste Management Symposia Conference
During the week of March 5 through 9, staff from DOE-LM gathered in Phoenix, Arizona, to participate in the 43rd Annual Waste Management Conference.
January 18, 2017
New LM Director Appointed

In December 2016, Carmelo Melendez was selected as the new Director for the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM).

January 18, 2017
A Decade of Difference at Fernald

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) celebrated “Weapons to Wetlands: A Decade of Difference” at the Fernald Preserve on October 29, 2016. This date...

January 18, 2017
Bill Coors Recognized for Historic Role in Manhattan Project
LM Acting Director Thomas Pauling, presents William Kistler “Bill” Coors with the Energy Secretary’s Appreciation Award.
January 18, 2017
LM Tribal Relations Strengthen Through Outreach

Celebrating the consultation and collaboration between DOE's of Legacy Management and Native American and Alaska Native governments and communities.

October 6, 2016
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Used to Improve Methods for Estimating Groundwater Discharge by Plants

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) uses mathematical models and monitoring-well data to understand and predict...

October 6, 2016
Summer Wildfire Engulfs Edgemont, South Dakota, Site

On July 17 and 18, 2016, a fast-moving, naturally caused wildfire burned over the 360-acre Edgemont, South Dakota, Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation...

October 6, 2016
Florida Department of Environmental Protection Issues Completion Orders for Two Pinellas Sites

In July 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) achieved two key cleanup milestones at the Pinellas County,...

October 6, 2016
Ecological Engineering Remedies Presentation Given at International Atomic Energy Agency Conference

One goal of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management (LM) Applied Studies and Technology (AS&T) program is to share new...

October 6, 2016
LM Introduces the DOE Web Council to Environmental Systems Research Institute Story Maps

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Legacy Management (LM) evaluates web-based tools to enhance stakeholder engagement. Tools that are...

July 21, 2016
LM 2016–2025 Strategic Plan Released
LM is pleased to announce its newly released LM 2016–2025 Strategic Plan.
July 18, 2016
LM Director Retires/New Acting LM Director Appointed

Retiring LM Director Recognized with Exceptional Service Award...

July 18, 2016
Monument Valley Open House

An open house was held at Monument Valley High School in Utah. The U.S. Department of Energy...

July 18, 2016
Little Wind River Floods at Riverton, Wyoming: Study to Determine Impacts on Soil Contaminants

The Little Wind River overflowed its banksand flooded the area being monitored by a new multi-l...

July 18, 2016
Moab UMTRA Project/LM Technical Exchange

Technical exchange meeting attendees (from left) Don Metzler, EM; Ken Karp, LM contractor; Mark...

July 18, 2016
LM Business Center Hosts Office of Environment, Health, Safety and Security (AU-14) Representatives

Records Management (RM) personnel hosted Greg Lewis and Lokie Harmond of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environment, Health, Safety...

April 27, 2016
Deputy Under Secretary Klaus Visits the Fernald Preserve in Ohio

Observing the remedial and ecological changes from atop the Fernald PreserveOn-Site Disposal Fa...

April 19, 2016
Uranium Mining and Milling near Rifle, Colorado

The small town of Rifle, Colorado, has an interesting history related to uranium and vanadium production. A mineral found near Rifle, called...

April 19, 2016
Preservationists Tour Historic Log Cabin at the Grand Junction, Colorado, Office

A working committee of local historic preservation specialists held their monthly meeting at the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy...

April 19, 2016
Watershed Protection at the Fernald Preserve in Ohio

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) are working with a...

January 14, 2016
Pinellas Site Uses Horizontal Wells for Enhanced Bioremediation

Directional drilling rig at the STAR Center. Operations to develop and manufacture component...

January 14, 2016
Fernald Preserve: A Learning Destination

Group visit to see monitoring wells and discuss the wetland and prairie ecology. College-lev...