Tag Archives: UCOR

Oak Ridge Moves Facility Closer to Teardown After Deactivation Milestone

An Oak Ridge worker sprays fixative to support asbestos abatement efforts at the Beta-1 facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex. OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – EM crews in Oak Ridge have completed major deactivation efforts on a Manhattan Project-era facility at the Y-12 National Security Complex slated for demolition. The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and contractor …

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UCOR’s Miller named outstanding leader by National Safety Council

Oak Ridge, Tenn., October 30, 2023 – The National Safety Council (NSC) presented United Cleanup Oak Ridge’s (UCOR) Stephanie Miller with the Marion Martin Award for professional excellence and women’s leadership. Miller leads the safety program for UCOR’s Critical Projects and Waste Operations organizations.  The award recognizes women in the safety arena who …

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UCOR names first woman chief engineer

Christie Sudduth, UCOR Chief Engineer Oak Ridge, Tenn., October 17, 2023 — United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) has named Christie Sudduth as the company’s chief engineer—the first time a woman has occupied that position in the company. Sudduth’s appointment takes place at a time when engineering continues to be a …

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UCOR recognizes six local companies for service excellence

Representatives from the six small business winners at the awards ceremony. Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 6, 2023 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) recognized six small businesses today for their exceptional support of the company’s mission to complete major Oak Ridge Reservation environmental cleanup. At its annual small business awards …

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UCOR continues expanding summer intern program

College interns gather for orientation on their first day of work at UCOR. Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 23, 2022 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) welcomed its largest class of summer interns this week. With 40 students this year, the 2023 class is almost 40% larger than in 2022. The …

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UCOR awards $40,000 in STEM education mini grants

Oak Ridge, Tenn., May 11, 2023 – United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR) has awarded $40,000 in mini-grants to East Tennessee teachers in 28 schools. The grants will fund K-12 school projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, as well as related classes. This is UCOR’s first round of mini-grant awards …

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UCOR’s Upton appointed by Governor to TN Human Rights Commission

Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 27, 2022 – Governor Bill Lee has appointed United Cleanup Oak Ridge’s (UCOR) Darris Upton to the Tennessee Human Rights Commission. Upton is UCOR’s Manager of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion programs. The Commission enforces the state’s anti-discrimination laws, which prohibit discrimination in employment, housing and public …

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