The Anderson County Operations Committee will discuss the proposed U.S. Department of Energy landfill in a meeting this evening (Monday, January 14).
The meeting will start at 6 p.m. at the Anderson County Courthouse in Clinton.
The proposed landfill is known as the Environmental Management Disposal Facility, or EMDF. It would be in Bear Creek Valley west of the Y-12 National Security Complex.
The new landfill would be used for federal cleanup work at Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory as the existing landfill, the Environmental Management Waste Management Facility, fills up as cleanup work is finished at East Tennessee Technology Park, the former K-25 site.
The EMDF would be in Roane County, but it would be used for cleanup work at Y-12 and ORNL facilities located in both Anderson and Roane counties.
“The Operations Committee meeting is open to the public, and everyone and anyone interested in this agenda item is welcome to attend this important meeting and discussion Monday evening,” said Anderson County Commissioner Jerry Creasey, who lives in Oak Ridge. “For those unable to attend, Anderson County public channel 95 will be airing live.”
More information will be aded as it becomes available.
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