Source: DOE EM | June 14, 2017

DOE  recently released the full text of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Congressional Budget Request of $6.5 billion for EM. Access the document here.

This marks EM’s largest budget request in a decade, and provides the resources necessary to continue making safe, steady and significant progress in tackling the environmental legacy of decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.

EM’s FY 2018 request provides the resources necessary to achieve progress on the facilities and capabilities necessary to tackle longer-term cleanup challenges, including:

The request also enables EM to continue moving forward with tackling aging and excess facilities across the DOE complex, such as:

In addition, the request includes approximately $225 million in funding to allow EM to address specific high-risk excess contaminated facilities at two National Nuclear Security Administration sites — the Y-12 National Security Complex and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Access DOE’s entire FY 2018 Congressional Budget Request here. Read DOE’s Budget in Brief, and a fact sheet and press release on the topic.