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  • Notice of United States Department of Energy Public Meeting and Comment Period for the Environmental Management Disposal Facility (EMDF) in Oak Ridge, TN. 

Comment period open May 9, 2022 to June 7, 2022

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) invites you to a public meeting to learn more about the proposed EMDF in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The meeting will be held in person Tuesday, May 17, 2022 @ 6:00–8:00 p.m. at Pollard Technology Conference Center, 210 Badger Ave, Oak Ridge, TN 37830. Three fact sheets provide additional information that was not available during the November 7, 2018 public hearing. The fact sheets and related documents are available at DOE will accept written comments about the topics and details shared in the three fact sheets, from May 9 to June 7, 2022.

To assist in your comments, TDEC also maintains several documents related to the project on the EMDF Documents page.

You may submit comments to: Mr. Roger Petrie, OREM Regulatory Affairs DOE Oak Ridge Operations, P.O. Box 2001, Oak Ridge, TN 37831, or send an email to

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