March 28, 2023
Oak Ridge Team Makes Headway on Mercury Treatment Facility
An Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) team recently hit two milestones in a construction project that’s pivotal to future cleanup at the Y-12 National Security Complex (Y-12).
March 27, 2023
Army Corps of Engineers awards contract to build K-25 Viewing Platform
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it has awarded Geiger Brothers a $9.9 million contract to build the K-25 Viewing Platform at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge.
March 21, 2023
An Oak Ridge First: Crews Access Cleanup Area From Barge
Cleanup projects for the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) can be challenging under normal circumstances, but a recent excavation effort involved another level of complexity for contractor UCOR.
March 20, 2023
Energycast Oak Ridge - March 2023
In our March episode, we talk with personnel at Y-12 to learn how they share information during potential emergency events. They walk us through what happened during last month’s fire. We highlight a project where crews are climbing 250 feet to conduct...
March 14, 2023
Electric Vehicles, Solar Arrays Drive Sustainability at Oak Ridge
The first fully electric vehicle quietly pulled into a parking space in Oak Ridge last week.
March 14, 2023
Oak Ridge Highlights Success Through Partnerships
Oak Ridge hosted a panel at the 2023 Waste Management Symposia titled, “U.S. DOE Environmental Cleanup in Oak Ridge, TN: A New Chapter.”
March 7, 2023
Eight new members join DOE’s environmental advisory board
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently welcomed eight new members to its Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) citizen advisory board. The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) is a federally chartered...
February 28, 2023
Oak Ridge Mercury Research Aiding Cleanup Locally and Beyond
Addressing mercury contamination at the Y-12 National Security Complex is one of the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management’s (OREM) top priorities.
February 23, 2023
DOE Awards Technical Support Services Contract for the Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management
DOE's Office of Environmental Management (EM) awarded a Task Order to Professional Project Services, Inc of Oak Ridge, TN for the new Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC), to be performed at the OREM site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
February 21, 2023
Engineers Week Spotlight: Four EM Team Members Advancing Cleanup
Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, National Engineers Week is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of and interest in engineering and technology careers.