UCOR Begins Education Mini-Grants Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Veronica O’Hearn veronica.ohearn@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-9102 Oak Ridge, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2012 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) LLC is accepting proposals from area schools for educational grants with a specific goal of enabling new instructional methods in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). . UCOR Education Mini-Grants will be awarded…

UCOR Achieves One Million Hours Without Injury or Illness

For Immediate Release Contact: Wayne McKinney wayne.mckinney@ettp.doe.gov (865) 576-6284 Oak Ridge, Tenn., December 8, 2011 – Employees of URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) and its subcontractors have worked 1 million hours without an injury or illness. UCOR became the Department of Energy’s Environmental Management contractor at the Oak Ridge Reservation on Aug. 1,…

Six Facilities at Poplar Creek now Cold and Dark

For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Poda fran.poda@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-6226 Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 30, 2011 – Six facilities in the East Tennessee Technology Park’s (ETTP) Poplar Creek area have been rendered “cold and dark” and are one step closer to demolition. URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) performed the work under a contract with ORISE,…

UCOR Makes 2,000th Shipment of K-25 Rubble

For Immediate Release Contact: Fran Poda fran.poda@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-6226 Oak Ridge, Tenn., November 28, 2011 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) has made its 2,000th shipment of K-25 demolition rubble since it assumed management of the East Tennessee Technology Park cleanup contract on Aug. 1. Materials shipped included processed steel, asbestos, concrete rubble, compressors…

UCOR Begins Shipping Soils from Around ORNL Liquid Waste Tank

For Immediate Release Contact: Dennis Hill dennis.hill@ettp.doe.gov (865) 241-4690 Oak Ridge, Tenn., October 7, 2011 – URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) today began offsite shipments of soils excavated from around an underground waste tank located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). This removal action is being performed under the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation…