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May 24, 2016 In The News
Speaking at a regional energy innovation conference, Fleischmann said the city is well positioned to host the DOE with its proximity to ORNL in Oak Ridge, Tenn., NASA in Huntsville, Ala., and sites in Knoxville and Nashville.
April 5, 2016 In The News
The House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, which is chaired by U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleischmann, R-Tenn., will participate in an event April 20 to look at the Department of Energy’s high-risk excess facilities — a topic that’s drawing concern and increasing attention within the federal agency.
March 24, 2016 Press Release

Fleischmann Will Participate in Upcoming Nuclear Cleanup Event

Washington, D.C.− The House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, a bipartisan caucus co-chaired by Representatives Chuck Fleischmann (TN-03) and Ben Lujan (NM-D), will be participating in an event focusing on high risk excess facilities at Department of Energy cleanup sites. Assistant Secretary of Energy Monica Regalbuto will outline the Department’s plans for deteriorating buildings that are a risk to public health and safety. 

March 15, 2016 Press Release

In Case You Missed It: Rep. Fleischmann
Questioned Labor Secretary Perez

March 15, 2016

For Immediate Release | Contact: Maria Dill 202-225-3271

March 15, 2016 Video
On Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-TN) questions the Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez on behalf of Oak Ridge National Laboratory employees.
March 3, 2016 Video
In the House Appropriations Energy & Water Subcommittee hearing on March 1, 2016, Rep. Fleischmann (R-TN) discusses Oak Ridge's Y-12 complex with Department of Energy Secretary Dr. Ernest Moniz.
November 6, 2015 Press Release

Chattanooga− Congressman Fleischmann released the following statement on President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline.

“Today, President Obama put politics above jobs and energy security by rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline.  The pipeline had bipartisan support and had been proven environmentally safe by the State Department.  With this decision President Obama is not only snubbing our largest trading partner and energy supplier but he is also turning his back on at least 40,000 good paying jobs.”


October 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON− Congressman Chuck Fleischmann released the following statement today following the announcement by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission that TVA has been issued an operating lease for Watts Bar Unit 2.

“It comes as tremendous news that Watts Bar Unit 2 has been awarded an operating license.  Watts Bar 2 will be America’s first new 21st century nuclear reactor and will provide clean inexpensive, reliable power for East Tennessee.”


October 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON− The House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus held a meeting and panel discussion on Wednesday, September 30 to discuss the EM mission.  The caucus meeting featured remarks by the new Department of Energy Assistant Secretary Dr.

February 12, 2015 Press Release

Pictured Left to Right: Chairman Chuck Fleischmann, Acting Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management Mark Whitney, Co-Chairman Ben Ray Luján