Washington, D.C. – Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 29-30, the Department of Energy (DOE), in cooperation with the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA) and Energy Facility Contractors Group (EFCOG), will hold the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop at the Key Bridge Marriott in Arlington, VA.
The workshop brings together senior DOE executives, officials from DOE sites, industry executives, local government officials, and other stakeholders. Topics will include major cleanup successes planned for the next two years, contract and project management improvement, efforts to develop new cleanup technologies, and more.
Notable confirmed speakers include:
- Monica Regalbuto, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Environmental Management, DOE
- David Klaus, Deputy Under Secretary of Energy for Management and Performance, DOE
- Joyce Connery, Chairwoman, Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board
- Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho), Chairman, House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee
- Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.) Chairman, House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus & Vice Chairman of the House Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee
- Stan Meiburg, Acting Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- David Trimble, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, U.S. Government Accountability Office.
More than 350 attendees are expected. Free online streaming will available at http://energy.gov/em/doe-national-cleanup-workshop. This website will be live Tuesday, Sept. 29 for viewing.
As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning 107 sites nationwide, totaling a combined area equal to Rhode Island and Delaware.
For more information on the workshop, including a full agenda and registration information, visit www.cleanupworkshop.com.