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Upgraded Infrastructure Critical to Oak Ridge Cleanup, Research Missions
July 20, 2021
An aging EM-managed system designed to treat liquid and gaseous waste streams from EM operations and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) research and operating facilities is undergoing extensive upgrades designed to extend its life.
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WIPP Marks 100 Shipments From Oak Ridge Waste Processing Center
July 6, 2021
EM’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) recently marked a milestone after receiving its 100th waste shipment from Oak Ridge, Tennessee since shipments resumed in August 2017, following a fire and radiological events in the WIPP underground in 2014.
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Oak Ridge’s Skilled Labor Advances Important Upgrade Project
July 6, 2021
EM crews were recently at work upgrading the Molten Salt Reactor Experiment (MSRE) facility at Oak Ridge National Laboratory when they encountered an unexpected challenge: they couldn’t obtain critical vendor services and parts needed for the project.
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Oak Ridge Primes Powerhouse Site for Future Recreational Use
June 29, 2021
Once home to a massive power plant and oil tanks, the former Powerhouse Area at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) is now a clean, grassy field primed for future recreational use.
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