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June 29, 2018
Advocate - ORSSAB Newsletter July 2018
Advocate - Issue 71 - July 2018
July's cover story is an in-depth look at DOE's proposed waste disposal facility, EMDF. Other news: OREM budget update, EMSSAB Chairs recap & more.
March 28, 2018
ORSSAB Advocate issue April 2018
Advocate - Issue 70 - April 2018
The April issue focuses on excess contaminated facilities on the Oak Ridge Reservation. Also: Meet the board chair, get an update on EMDF, and more.
January 2, 2018
January 2018 Advocate cover story
Advocate - Issue 69 - January 2018
This quarter's Cover Story explains DOE's communication outreach efforts. Also: coverage of the Fall Chairs Meeting, EM's 45-Day Review & more.
October 4, 2017
Front page of the October 2017 Advocate quarterly newsletter by the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board
Advocate - Issue 68 - October 2017
The Fall Quarter issue of the Advocate covered the board's annual planning meeting and introduced new members and officers for FY 2018.
June 21, 2017
Advocate - Issue 67 - July 2017
Here are some of the stories in this issue: Creative Thinking Helps Rid Oak Ridge of Challenging Waste; EM SSAB Chairs Meeting; Recent Recommendations
March 27, 2017
Advocate - Issue 66 - April 2017

Here are some of the stories in this issue: Strategy Team Undertakes Projects to Understand Groundwater Concerns; Tentative Construction Start of K...

January 5, 2017
Advocate - Issue 65 - January 2017

Here are some of the topics in this issue: Excess Contaminated Facilities in National Spotlight, ORSSAB is Recruiting New Members, ORSSAB Welcome...

October 3, 2016
Advocate - Issue 64 - October 2016

Special topics in this issue include news from the ORSSAB's annual planning meeting with DOE and regulators, an overview of the semi-annual meeting...

July 1, 2016
Advocate - Issue 63 - July 2016

Special topics in this issue include DOE's alternatives for increased waste disposal capacity, ORSSAB's recommendation to DOE on the FY 2018 budget...

April 1, 2016
Advocate - Issue 62 - April 2016

Special topics include the FY 2018 budget, the April 2016 Spring Chairs Meeting in Oak Ridge, and recent updates on board member activities.

December 23, 2015
Advocate - Issue 61 - Jan. 2016

Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE Launches K-25 Virtual Museum, Manhattan Project National Park Established, ORSSAB Celebrates 20 Years.

September 25, 2015
Advocate - Issue 60 - October 2015

Here are some of the topics in this issue: ORSSAB has annual meeting; EM SSAB Chairs meet in Santa Fe; ORSSAB member participates in EPA Community...

June 29, 2015
Advocate - Issue 59 - July 2015

Here are some of the topics in this issue:...

March 26, 2015
Advocate - Issue 58 - April 2015

Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE provides figures on FY 2015 cleanup budget; conceptual drawings of K-25 Historic Preservation are...

December 18, 2014
Advocate - Issue 57 - January 2015

Here are some of the topics in this issue: ORSSAB held a different kind of meeting in November, the EM & Stewardship Committee took a field...

September 24, 2014
Advocate - Issue 56 - October 2014

Here are some of the stories in this issue:...

June 26, 2014
Advocate - Issue 55-July 2014

Here are some of the stories in this issue: TWPC Continues Processing Transuranic Waste During Suspension of Repository Activities, DOE Develops a...

April 1, 2014
Advocate - Issue 54- April 2014

Here are some of the stories in this issue: DOE Encourages ORSSAB Input on Second Waste Disposal Facility, ORSSAB/Public Were Involved in Siting...

January 1, 2014
Advocate - Issue 53 - January 2014

Here are some of the topics in this issue: DOE Works to Ease Restrictions on Recycling Scrap Metals, ORSSAB Committees Merge, Legacy of Stewardship...

October 1, 2013
Advocate - Issue 52 - October 2013

Here are just some of the stories featured in this issue: Agency Suggestions for FY 2014, Historic Preservation of K-25, and Member Profile - Jimmy...

July 1, 2013
Advocate - Issue 51 - July 2013

Here are the stories in this issue: EM SSAB Chairs’ Webinar, Tru Waste Processing Center tour, and a member profile on Fay Martin.

April 1, 2013
Advocate - Issue 50 - April 2013

Here are some stories from this issue: Legacy Waste on the Oak Ridge Reservation, K-25's North Tower Demolished, Agency for Toxic Substances and...

January 1, 2013
Advocate - Issue 49 - January 2013

Here are some of the topics in this issue: Demolition of K-25 North TowerBegins at ETTP, Board Member Commentary, Member Profile: Bob Hatcher, and...

October 1, 2012
Advocate - Issue 48 - October 2012

Here are some of the topics from this issue: K-25 Historic Preservation Agreement, the Board Says Farewell to Maggie Owen, and Groundwater Study...

July 2, 2012
Advocate - Issue 47 - July 2012

Here are some of the topics from this issue: Wild West Tour, EM SSAB Chairs’ Meeting, and Reservation Updates.