The U.S. Department of Energy recently welcomed eight new members to its Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management citizen advisory board.
The Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board is a federally chartered citizensâ€™ panel that provides independent recommendations to OREM, which is responsible for the cleanup of the Oak Ridge Reservation.
â€œORSSAB is a core element of our outreach and engagement with the community,â€ said OREM Manager Jay Mullis. â€œWeâ€™re very grateful to have area residents who are willing to invest their time and energy to learn more about our work, share their perspectives, and provide recommendations. Their insight and feedback greatly benefit our cleanup program.â€
All board members are volunteers from the region and have a variety of backgrounds.[Read more…]