Cleanup Progress Report – 2022

Read the 2022 edition of the Cleanup Progress Report to learn about the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management's ongoing and recently completed projects. A summary of the topics is included below.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  • Upgrades complete, U-233 processing begins
  • Reactors being prepared for demolition
  • Workers deactivating Isotope Row facilities
  • Final lab hot cell being prepared for removal

Y-12 National Security Complex

  • Criticality Experiment Laboratory demolished
  • Biology Complex slab removed
  • Mercury Treatment Facility construction progressing

East Tennessee Technology Park

  • Soil remediation eliminating hazards at ETTP
  • Remediation focuses on groundwater protection
  • Land transfer preparation and historic preservation advance

Waste Management

  • Onsite disposal facilities enable cleanup progress
  • Record of Decision signed for new disposal facility
  • Sludge processing mock test facility completed