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Upgraded Infrastructure Critical to Oak Ridge Cleanup, Research Missions

An aging EM-managed system designed to treat liquid and gaseous waste streams from EM operations and ORNL research and operating facilities is undergoing extensive upgrades designed to extend its life and ensure continuing support of ongoing missions.
By |July 20th, 2021||0 Comments|

Launch TN’s Accepting SBIR and STTR Matching Program Applications

Launch Tennessee has opened the portal to begin accepting applications for State’s “SBIR and STTR Matching Program,” which the organization administers.
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|

Hauling Nuclear Weapons Across the Country?

Nuclear materials couriers might have one of the toughest and most secretive jobs in the transportation industry: hauling nuclear bombs and other dangerous material. The drivers who make up the covert fleet transporting nuclear weapons to locations across the U.S. are operated by the NNSA that is part of the Office of Secure Transportation in DOE.
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|

Y-12 Employees Honored with Excellence Awards

Eight teams of employees at the Y-12 National Security Complex recently received NNSA’s Office of Safety, Infrastructure, and Operations (NA-50) Excellence Awards for their exceptional accomplishments during Fiscal Year 2020.
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|

NNSA Receives Top Project Management Awards from DOE

Each year, the Department recognizes projects that have demonstrated excellence in project management. Specifically, the Secretary's Achievement Award is presented to project teams that have demonstrated significant results in completing projects under budget and ahead of schedule. In Oak Ridge the UPF Substation Subproject delivered the Pine Ridge Substation at the Y-12 National Security Complex in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, $16 million under budget and six months ahead of schedule
By |July 19th, 2021||0 Comments|