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

Upgrades Prepare Way for Oak Ridge to Process Remaining Uranium-233
January 21, 2020
Renovations are underway to prepare a facility to process a high-dose portion of the site’s uranium-233 inventory.
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Removing Building Slabs is Key to Transforming Oak Ridge Site
January 14, 2020
The skyline at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) continually changes as EM completes demolitions.
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Oak Ridge Set to Make History in 2020
January 7, 2020
2020 is set to be a historic year for DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM).
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Oak Ridge's UCOR Earns 97 Percent of Fee for Fiscal 2019's Second Half
January 7, 2020
EM recently awarded Oak Ridge cleanup contractor UCOR $20.4 million for its performance from April 2019 - September 2019, 97% of the available fee.
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Oak Ridge Begins Deactivating Last ETTP Facility Set for Demolition
December 17, 2019
EM crews are deactivating Building K-1600, a former test and demonstration facility for uranium enrichment centrifuges.
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Basin Demolition Underway as Oak Ridge Heads Toward ETTP Cleanup Completion
December 10, 2019
A basin that once held cooling water used in Oak Ridge’s former uranium enrichment operations is being demolished.
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Oak Ridge Contractor Named One of America’s Safest Companies
December 10, 2019
The magazine EHS Today has named EM’s Oak Ridge cleanup contractor UCOR one of America’s Safest Companies.
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Oak Ridge Collaboration to Advance Cancer Treatment, Accelerate Cleanup
November 26, 2019
DOE unveiled an innovative public-private partnership on Nov. 22 set to provide unique isotopes to aid in next-generation cancer research & treatment.
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Partnership using nuclear material slated for disposal to advance cancer research and treatment
November 22, 2019
New innovative public-private partnership announced that is providing extremely rare and unique isotopes for next generation cancer research.
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Academia, Industry Draw From Oak Ridge Expertise for Future Reactor Designs
November 19, 2019
Academia, Industry Draw From Oak Ridge Expertise for Future Reactor Designs
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