Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management


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.


Oak Ridge Modernizes Critical Wastewater Treatment System
March 10, 2020
EM workers are making progress upgrading aging radiological wastewater treatment infrastructure essential to Oak Ridge National Laboratory operations.
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Hundreds of Families Attend Oak Ridge STEM Event
March 10, 2020
Oak Ridge’s EM program and two of its contractors, UCOR and Isotek, recently supported a local middle school’s STEM night.
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Oak Ridge Opens K-25 History Center to Preserve Site’s Rich History
March 3, 2020
Hundreds of community members and former workers weathered subfreezing temperatures Feb. 27 to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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K-25 History Center marks grand opening with ribbon-cutting ceremony
February 28, 2020
The K-25 History Center celebrated its grand opening with a public ribbon-cutting ceremony adjacent to the original building’s foundation in Oak Ridge
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Oak Ridge Makes Progress Demolishing Largest Remaining ETTP Complex
February 25, 2020
EM crews have started tearing down the second of four sections of the Centrifuge Complex at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park.
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Oak Ridge Marks Safety Milestone in Mercury Treatment Facility Project
February 18, 2020
Oak Ridge workers building the Outfall 200 Mercury Treatment Facility recently achieved a safety milestone.
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Oak Ridge hosts 26th Annual BIG Scholarship Luncheon
February 13, 2020
The Oak Ridge Chapter of Blacks in Government (BIG) is sponsoring the 26th Annual BIG Scholarship Luncheon on February 18.
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Oak Ridge Begins Takedown of Last Standing ETTP Lab Facility
February 11, 2020
Demolition is underway on the last laboratory facility remaining at Oak Ridge's East Tennessee Technology Park.
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EM Prime Contractors Surpass Fiscal 2019 Small Business Goals
February 4, 2020
A number of prime cleanup contractors across the EM complex exceeded annual goals for subcontracting with small businesses.
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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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