NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney and other EM officials joined the State and Tribal Government Working Group (STGWG) here this month for meetings and visits to the Seneca Nation’s Allegany and Cattaraugus territories and the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP).
RICHLAND, Wash. – Recent changes in how work crews are deployed at the Hanford Site’s Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) have yielded significant improvements in safety performance as EM’s Richland Operations Office and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company continue to make steady progress toward demolition of the plant.
EST VALLEY, N.Y. – EM announced that the contractor at its West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) cleanup earned $250,000, or nearly 85 percent of the available fee award of $295,495 for the six-month period ending Feb. 29 this year.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) removed a 30-ton stainless steel vessel to make way for a new one to fulfill a critical role in verifying design and performance of the Pretreatment Facility at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP).
AIKEN, S.C. – Officials from Savannah River Site’s DOE and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) offices and management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) recently signed a partnering agreement to focus on open, candid communication among the three entities to do what is best for the site.
PADUCAH, Ky. – For the first time, EM is conducting guided public tours of its Paducah Site. Shown, participants stop for a picture in Paducah’s C-300 Central Control Facility during the recent inaugural community tour.