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REMOVING HIGH-RISK COMPONENTS FROM K-25 DEMOLITION CONTINUES

January 20, 2013 – 10:43 pm |

In a complex task made more complicated by building conditions, historical restraints, and the fact that it was just plain hot, URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) has safely removed the highest threat remaining at the mammoth K-25 building at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).

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DOE Announces Additional Tour Seats Available: Tours of B Reactor at the Hanford Site Begin and End in Richland, Wash.

July 10, 2012 – 10:02 am |

The four-hour tour allows the public a firsthand view of the world’s first full scale plutonium production reactor at the Hanford Site in Washington State.

CLEAN-UP CHALLENGES IN OAK RIDGE

May 18, 2012 – 9:39 am |
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Tearing down the huge Manhattan Project facilities at the former K-25 site, now known as the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) Heritage Center, and disposal of the hazardous and radioactive waste generated by their demolition pose some of the most complex environmental remediation challenges in the Department of Energy (DOE) complex.

Students Imagine Paducah Site as Technical, Industrial Hub

May 16, 2012 – 7:28 am |

University of Kentucky (UK) College of Design students envision the Paducah site as a thriving, multiple-use area in the future.

National Park Service wants to save part of K-25

April 30, 2012 – 3:00 am |

OAK RIDGE — Just when it appeared a decision on demolition was a done deal, preservation of K-25 is back for discussion — again.
A new report by the National Park Service emphatically supports salvaging at …

EAST TENNESSEE PBS TO PREMIERE “A NUCLEAR FAMILY,” A NEW SERIESABOUT THE Y-12 NATIONAL SECURITY COMPLEX IN OAK RIDGE

January 22, 2012 – 10:00 am | Comments Off

 Located in the Bear Creek Valley of East Tennessee, the Y-12 National Security Complex dates to the earliest days of the Manhattan Project, when the Army Corps of Engineers turned fields and forests into facilities …