Groundbreaking kicks off Oak Ridge construction support building
Congressman Jim Cooper, representing Tennessee’s 5th District, talks about how the Uranium Processing Facility is vital to the security of the planet and the progress of science during a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 25, 2016 for the Construction Support Building, which is part of the UPF, at the New Hope Center. Cooper is the ranking member of the subcommittee on Strategic Forces on the House Armed Services Committee, which oversees the nation’s strategic weapons, ballistic missile defense, space programs, and DOE national security programs.