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

Congressional, State Officials Join Energy Secretary Brouillette in Recognizing Historic Oak Ridge Cleanup Accomplishment
October 14, 2020
Dan Brouillette joined state & community leaders in Oak Ridge to celebrate the historic first-ever removal of a former uranium enrichment complex.
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Workers Achieve Historic Cleanup of Uranium Enrichment Complex
October 13, 2020
A decades-long effort to clean and transform the former Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant is complete.
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Built in Secret, K-25 Site Would Serve Country for Decades
October 13, 2020
The K-25 site, now called the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP), was built in 1943 in a rural region of East Tennessee.
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East Tennessee Technology Park Transformation Becomes a Reality
October 13, 2020
Almost 25 years ago, when the former Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant sat shuttered with dilapidated, contaminated buildings.
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Workers Draw From ETTP Experience at Other Oak Ridge Sites
October 13, 2020
While DOE’s OREM celebrates a historic achievement at ETTP, more work is needed to address old, contaminated structures and modernize other portions.
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Innovation Accelerates Cleanup, Reduces Cost, Enhances Safety
October 13, 2020
From a more efficient approach for disposing debris to a digital-based monitoring system that helps detect and prevent heat stress.
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Generations of Workers Supported Defense Mission, Cleanup
October 13, 2020
Several generations of employees have worked at the former K-25 site, supporting efforts to produce enriched uranium, and to clean up the site.
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Advisory Board Marks 25 Years of Critical Input to Oak Ridge Cleanup
October 13, 2020
Members of the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board (ORSSAB) expressed pride as DOE’s OREM transformed ETTP for new uses they helped chart.
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Workers Complete Final Demolition Project at Oak Ridge ETTP
October 6, 2020
The final unneeded structure at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) has been torn down.
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Oak Ridge Clears Stored Waste in Advance of ETTP Cleanup Completion
October 6, 2020
Oak Ridge crews have removed unneeded buildings at the East Tennessee Technology Park.
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