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Y-12 Promotes STEM During Nuclear Science Week

Building partnerships between educators and Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) continues during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The company is partnering with the American Museum of Science & Energy (AMSE) to celebrate Nuclear Science Week for second-grade teachers and students at Oak Ridge schools. 

More than 200 People Participate in “Science and the Community” Conversation

More than 200 individuals, plus a small on-site group, participated in yesterday afternoon’s virtual “Science and the Community” conversation featuring Chris Fall, Director of the Office of Science in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The event was held at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).

UCOR’s Beckworth named Rising Star by National Safety Council

UCOR’s Leah Beckworth has received the Rising Stars of Safety Award from the National Safety Council.  The award recognizes safety professionals under 40 who show dedication to safety leadership at work.

Crews Implement Upgrades Before Resuming U-233 Processing at Oak Ridge

After a pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and its contractor Isotek are resuming uranium (U)-233 processing and downblending operations using gloveboxes. During the recent pause in operations, OREM and Isotek worked collaboratively to install upgrades and identify and implement numerous prevention methods to ensure workers remain safe while they eliminate the inventory of U-233 from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), which is EM’s highest priority at that site.

Congressional, State Officials Join Energy Secretary Brouillette in Recognizing Historic Oak Ridge Cleanup Accomplishment

Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette joined U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, and other state and community leaders in Oak Ridge on Oct. 13 to celebrate the historic first-ever removal of a former uranium enrichment complex. Read more about this EM achievement here.