3-D rendering of the East Tennessee Technology Park in 2020
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Partnerships Offer Foundation for Excess Contaminated Facilities Success
Federal and contractor officials and community members stressed the critical role of partnerships as EM reduces risks to people and the environment.
September 18, 2018
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‘Secret Cities’ Then, Cleanup Sites Today
Before a record audience, the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus hosted a discussion last week of the “secret cities” of the Manhattan Project.
September 18, 2018
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New Onsite Disposal Facility Needed to Maintain Oak Ridge's Cleanup Progress
This op-ed from OREM Manager Jay Mullis discusses the need for an onsite disposal facility to continue Oak Ridge's cleanup progress.
September 11, 2018
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Oak Ridge Crews Tear Down TSCA Incinerator
EM workers at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) completed demolition of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Incinerator.
September 11, 2018
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Oak Ridge Finds New Ways to Monitor, Prevent Heat Stress
Temperatures often surge above 90 degrees during summer months at Oak Ridge, prompting the cleanup contractor to search for ways to keep workers safe.
September 11, 2018
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Oak Ridge’s Transuranic Waste Processing Center Receives Top DOE Safety Award
Employees at Oak Ridge’s TWPC received the DOE Voluntary Protection Program’s (VPP) distinguished Superior Star Award on Aug. 30.
September 4, 2018
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EM's Oak Ridge Contractor Sets New Bar for Small Business Contracting
Small businesses are crucial to EM's missions.
August 28, 2018
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Oak Ridge Celebrates Completing One Year of Shipments to WIPP
Employees recently gathered at Oak Ridge’s TWPC to celebrate completing a full year of shipments to EM’s WIPP.
August 21, 2018
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Vacuum Enables Oak Ridge Crews to Remove Contaminated Sludge, Debris
EM recently began removing contaminated sludge and debris from tanks, sumps, and valve boxes at ORNL liquid and gaseous waste operations.
August 7, 2018
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Oak Ridge’s EM Conducts Course on Back-to-School Day for Teachers
DOE’s OREM joined numerous organizations on July 23 to support the local Back-to-School Professional Development Day.
July 31, 2018
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