ETEC Trailblazer Jessemae Myers Noritake Passed Away

A good friend and longtime associate of ETEC passed away last week. Jesse Mae Noritake was the core of the old Roane Anderson Economic Council and was the first hire president Jim Campbell made when he joined ETEC over 20 years ago. Campbell says, "She knew how to make things work, always with a smile." Click below for her obituary.

OREM Prepares Next Batch of Buildings for Demolition

OREM is preparing the next wave of buildings for demolition at the Y-12 National Security Complex as part of a new chapter of cleanup in Oak Ridge. Crews are deactivating three contaminated facilities at Y-12 after transitioning them to a “cold and dark” status in which all potential hazardous energy sources are isolated — a crucial step before full-scale deactivation. The massive cleanup at Y-12 is happening simultaneously with other cleanup projects underway at ORNL, where crews are addressing 16 inactive research reactor and isotope facilities.

Coulter & Justus Honored as Best Accounting Firms to Work For

ETEC member Coulter & Justus, P.C.  was recently named as one of the 2021 Accounting Today’s Best Accounting Firms to Work For. Accounting Today has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees.

White House provides R&D guidance for FY23 budget

The Executive Office of the President has released its first research and development memo that is intended to provide instructions to federal agencies about the administration’s priorities for R&D spending and activities in FY23. It is guidance that should be reflected in budget requests and agency activities.

TVA Creates ‘In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle’ Video Series

The 'In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle Series' was created to engage and inform consumers on the many benefits of EVs. Watch the five-episode series where host Raven Hernandez takes you behind the wheel of five super-charged electric vehicles (EVs) in this high-energy, road-tripping video series.