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…

DOE Names RSI Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 28, 2012 – The Department of Energy (DOE) has recognized Oak Ridge-based Restoration Services, Inc. (RSI) as its Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year. RSI is an integrated team subcontractor to URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) and has supported the…

DOE’s Waste Management Facility Marks 10 Years of Operation

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 13, 2012 – After 10 years of operation, the Environmental Management Waste Management Facility (EMWMF) has safely dispositioned 1.45 million tons of waste from cleanup projects across the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Reservation. EMWMF, which is located near the…

UCOR Administrative Professional Becomes State IAAP President

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 5, 2012 – Linda Spitzer, an administrative professional for URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR), has been installed as president of the Tennessee division of the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP). Spitzer was elected to the division’s board as secretary…

UCOR Awards 24 Mini-Grants for Local School Project

For Immediate Release Contact: Veronica O’Hearn veronica.ohearn@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-9102 Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 31, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) is pleased to announce 24 winners of the UCOR Education Mini-Grant Program. One of UCOR’s primary objectives is to support and encourage education initiatives. The Mini-Grant Program was designed to recognize and…