RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) is combing the world for ways to make the vitrification of nuclear and chemical waste at the Hanford Site quicker, safer, more efficient and less expensive.
AIKEN, S.C. – EM and contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) are using 60 acres of trees as a living, sustainable remediation system to remove low-level contamination from groundwater at the Savannah River Site (SRS).
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Richland Operations Office contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) recently developed and launched a new training platform that shares lessons learned, company policies, procedure changes and other essential information with all workers.
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. – EM Assistant Secretary Monica Regalbuto reviewed progress in the open-air demolition of Building G2 during a recent visit to the Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) nuclear facility.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Richland Operations Office and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company are making final preparations to safely and compliantly demolish the Plutonium Reclamation Facility (PRF), the first of four main Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP) buildings to be demolished at the Hanford Site.
PIKETON, Ohio – An alternative approach to determine how much remaining uranium is in piping and equipment should reduce time safely preparing the EM Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant’s three massive process buildings for demolition.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) is making progress on a planned phased approach to beginning treatment of Hanford’s tank waste as soon as 2022, with a key component set to reach a milestone this spring.
HAMILTON, Ohio – DOE hosted an event Oct. 29 marking the 10th anniversary of the Fernald cleanup, drawing former site workers, neighbors, regulators, activist groups, contractors and others to celebrate the project’s successful completion a decade ago.
LAS VEGAS – EM recently completed cleanup of a 1963 plutonium dispersion test site just north of the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS), capping more than 20 years of hard work and cross-agency collaboration.