Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management

Vision

3-D rendering of the East Tennessee Technology Park in 2020
Our vision is a clean, modernized, and reindustrialized Oak Ridge that is capable of advancing the Energy Department’s vital missions.

10-Year Plan

OREM's 10-year program plan
Read about our vision, goals, and strategy that will direct our operations from 2014-2024.

News

Oak Ridge on Pace for Another Big Year in 2021
January 12, 2021
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management enters a new chapter in cleanup this year that will transform the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Oak Ridge's UCOR Earns 98% of Fee for Second Half of Fiscal 2020
December 22, 2020
EM recently awarded Oak Ridge cleanup contractor UCOR $28 million for its performance from April 2020 through September 2020.
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2020 a Year of Completions and Beginnings at Oak Ridge
December 22, 2020
While 2020 was an unusual and challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was also one of the most notable and accomplished for DOE.
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DOE Issues Final RFP for the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract
December 18, 2020
The new ORRCC contract is anticipated to be an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a 10-year ordering period.
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Oak Ridge Uses GPS Technology to Remediate Former Oil Tank Farm
December 15, 2020
EM crews at Oak Ridge have laid protective soil over a 9-acre parcel at East Tennessee Technology Park.
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Reuse of Cleanup Equipment in Oak Ridge Saves Millions
November 24, 2020
Reuse of transport platforms — large elevator-like devices installed outside facilities that allow workers to access multiple floors.
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Oak Ridge Employs Drone Technology for Safer Inspections
November 24, 2020
What’s the safest way to climb and inspect a 70-year-old, 250-foot-tall brick exhaust stack?
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Oak Ridge Launches Demolition Project at Former Biology Complex
November 17, 2020
EM crews began taking down the remaining facilities located in the former Biology Complex at the Y-12 National Security Complex at Oak Ridge.
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Oak Ridge Wins Government Team Project of the Year
November 17, 2020
UCOR were honored Nov. 12 with the Government Team Project of the Year Award.
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Oak Ridge’s New Technologies Ensure Vehicle Safety
November 10, 2020
EM’s cleanup at Oak Ridge is supported by numerous vehicles that ship waste, transport personnel, and deliver items.
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