Ryan Cannady Recognized as NSC 2022 Rising Star of Safety

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 Ryan Cannady Recognized as NSC 2022 Rising Star of Safety  Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 26, 2022 – The National Safety Council has named Ryan Cannady as one of 2022’s Rising Stars of Safety. Cannady is the Deputy Environmental Safety and Health Manager for United Cleanup Oak Ridge…

Diversity and inclusion are the focus of October 11 small business event

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 Diversity and inclusion are the focus of October 11 small business event  Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 20, 2022 – Key to creating a successful workforce is ensuring diversity and inclusion. Studies show that ethnically diverse workforces are 35% more likely to outperform their industry counterparts, while gender…

UCOR recognized as safety “Star”

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 UCOR recognized as safety “Star”  Oak Ridge, Tenn., September 13, 2022 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) has again been recognized with the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Voluntary Protection Program’s (VPP) Star of Excellence. UCOR has previously achieved the Star of Excellence four successive years (2017–2020), which…

UCOR Wins VPP Innovation Award for Mobile Safety Observations

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 UCOR Wins VPP Innovation Award for Mobile Safety Observations  Oak Ridge, Tenn., August 29, 2022 – The Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) recognized United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) for a major safety innovation last week at the VPPPA’s annual Safety + Symposium in Washington, D.C.  UCOR…

UCOR wins 8th consecutive sustainability award

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 UCOR wins 8th consecutive sustainability award  Oak Ridge, Tenn., August 10, 2022 –The Global Electronic Council (GEC) has recognized United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) for the 8th consecutive year for excellence in sustainable procurement efforts in the information technology (IT) arena. GEC’s Electronic Product Environmental Assessment…

UCOR expands 2022 intern program

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 UCOR expands 2022 intern program   Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 21, 2022 – Twenty-nine college students from across the United States have arrived at UCOR to participate in the company’s summer intern program. Because UCOR is aggressively working to develop a pipeline of environmental cleanup workers…

UCOR Increases STEM Mini-Grants for Area Schools to $40,000

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Caldwell Christopher.Caldwell@orcc.doe.gov (804) 658-8367 UCOR Increases STEM Mini-Grants for Area Schools to $40,000 May 4, 2022 – In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week, UCOR announces it has added $10,000 to the company’s 2022 Mini-Grants program. This year’s $40,000 funds 38 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) projects in 28 regional…

Apply now for UCOR’s 2022 STEM Education Mini-Grants Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Apply now for UCOR’s 2022 STEM Education Mini-Grants Program   Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 14, 2022 – UCOR is now accepting applications for our STEM Education Mini-grants. Teachers in K-12 schools in nine East Tennessee counties are eligible to submit applications for support of classroom science,…