Teresa Frady, president of the Community Reuse Organization of East Tennessee, is the Spotlight Interview guest on this weekâ€™s episode of the Gone Fission Nuclear Report podcast, which covers U.S. Department of Energy environmental management activities around the nation.
Hosted by Michael Butler, the episode is available on all podcast platforms and can be accessed at www.gonefissionpodcast.com, a press release said.
Frady shared with Butlerâ€™s listeners CROETâ€™s mission to help DOE transition underused assets such as land, buildingsm and equipment to private sector companies at the East Tennessee Technology Park, also known as the Heritage Center. She recently replaced Lawrence Young, who had served as CROETâ€™s president and chief executive officer since its founding in 1995.
â€œOur partnership with DOE in transferring federal land helps the region with creation of quality jobs but also adds the property to Roane County and City of Oak Ridge tax rolls,â€ she said in the press release. â€œThis helps the communities and saves the federal government money since DOE no longer has to maintain those assets.â€[Read more…]