UCOR Awards Educational Mini-Grants for Local School Projects

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 UCOR Awards Educational Mini-Grants for Local School Projects Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 16, 2019 – UCOR has awarded schools across the region more than $27,500 in educational mini-grants to heighten students’ awareness of science-related studies. The mini-grants, ranging from $500 to $1,000 each, are used to…

UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 UCOR Accepting Proposals for Education Mini-Grant Program Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 21, 2019 – For the eighth consecutive year, UCOR, an AECOM-led partnership with Jacobs, is accepting proposals from area schools in Anderson and surrounding counties for educational mini-grants for instructional projects related to science, technology,…

Demolition of ETTP’s largest remaining structure begins

For Immediate Release Contact: Ben Williams, DOE Ben.Williams@orem.doe.gov (865) 574-4912 Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@orcc.doe.gov (702) 219-1073 Oak Ridge, Tenn. – February 12, 2019—Demolition of the largest facility still standing at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) is underway. Workers began tearing down Building K-1037 at the former uranium enrichment complex earlier this week. “Removing the…

Harold Conner’s Career Brings Top Industry Honors

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-4349 OAK RIDGE, Tenn., December 10, 2018 – When it comes to leadership roles in Department of Energy projects, Harold Conner is something of a legend. Over the span of a half century, his knowledge, talent and natural curiosity have propelled him on a diverse journey through…

Oak Ridge hosts Millennial Nuclear Caucus October 5

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-4349 OAK RIDGE, TN, October 4, 2018 – Nuclear is new again. And more than 100 students and young professionals are expected to meet in East Tennessee this week to chat about nuclear industry growth and America’s energy future. These young visionaries, along with energy experts, will…

DOE Award Recognizes UCOR Safety Performance

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-4349 OAK RIDGE, TN, September 26, 2018 – URS|CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has been recognized by the Department of Energy for outstanding safety performance in its role as lead cleanup contractor for the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge. UCOR received the DOE Voluntary Protection…

EM chief: New waste disposal facility needed

The Oak Ridger By Jay Mullis Posted Sep 11, 2018 at 5:20 PM The Manhattan Project, established in 1942 as a critical part of the effort to win the Second World War, ranks among the greatest examples of ingenuity and determination in American history. In less than three years, Oak Ridge’s dedicated workforce constructed hundreds…

UCOR Presents 2018 Small Business Awards

For Immediate Release Contact: Sonya Johnson Sonya.Johnson@ettp.doe.gov (865) 574-4349 Oak Ridge, Tennessee, Aug. 15, 2018 – URS |CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) today presented awards to six small businesses to recognize their exceptional efforts in supporting UCOR’s cleanup contract on the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Reservation. UCOR is responsible for cleaning up East Tennessee…