WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Jeff Avery attended the second annual House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus reception at the U.S. Capitol last week. Attendees heard from U.S. Rep. Susie Lee and U.S. Rep. Chuck Fleishmann, who are co-chairs of the caucus, as well as U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, among others. In his address to attendees, Avery emphasized the important role technology plays in EM’s vital cleanup mission. Following a panel discussion highlighting exciting technological advances, attendees were treated to hands-on demonstrations of various technologies that EM and its contracting partners have developed. A huge thank you to the event’s co-hosts—Energy Facilities Contractor Group; Energy, Technology and Environmental Business Association; and the Nuclear Energy Institute—for their help in making the reception an outstanding success.