High-Risk Components Gone from K-25’s Tc-99 Area

For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Smith fran.smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-6226 Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 6, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC (UCOR) has removed one of the highest risk components remaining in the East Tennessee Technology Park’s (ETTP) K-25 building, with the successful crane removal of five components known as NaF traps. The NaF…

UCOR Starts Demolition on K-25’s North End

For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Smith fran.smith@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-6226 Oak Ridge, Tenn., October 24, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC (UCOR) started demolition on the north end of the K-25 Building today, signifying the next major step toward completing demolition of the Manhattan Project-era building. The K-25 Building, located at the East Tennessee…

Last Shipment Made of K-25 Vault 1X Waste at ETTP

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2012 – The final shipment has been made of a stockpile of unusual waste types stored at East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP). The classified, radioactive contaminated waste, which requires off-site disposal, was stored in Vault 1X at the K-25 Building. It…

ETTP Receives Federal Electronics Challenge Platinum Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Aug. 28, 2012 – East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) has become the first U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management site to receive the Federal Electronics Challenge (FEC) platinum award. The FEC is a partnership program that encourages federal facilities and agencies to…

UCOR Accomplishes Much During Its First Year

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., August 1, 2012 – After one year as the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) cleanup contractor in Oak Ridge, URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) has made tremendous progress in safely cleaning up DOE’s Oak Ridge Reservation. UCOR’s most high-profile project, demolition of…

UCOR Achieves EVMS Certification

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., July 18, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has achieved U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) certification for its Earned Value Management System (EVMS), a set of tools, systems, and processes for managing projects. DOE requires EVMS be used on all…