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.