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June 20, 2012
Seventh Chapter of Hanford Story Released to Public: Chapter Covers Cleanup along Columbia River - Breathtaking river views…nice graphics…glimpses of the future of Hanford

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Department of Energy is releasing the seventh chapter of The Hanford Story video series to the public today.

June 20, 2012
Idaho waste treatment facility startup testing suspended to evaluate system response

IDAHO FALLS, ID- On Saturday, June 16, startup testing was suspended at the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU) located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho Site.

June 19, 2012
DOE Seeks Proposals for Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant Technical Services Contract

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today issued a Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Environmental Technical Services acquisition at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant near Piketon, Ohio.

June 19, 2012
DOE Awards Contracts to Seven Small Businesses

Cincinnati–The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced contract awards to seven small-disadvantaged businesses.

June 14, 2012
N Reactor Placed In Interim Safe Storage: Largest Hanford Reactor Cocooning Project Now Complete

RICHLAND, WASH. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) River Corridor contractor, Washington Closure Hanford, has completed placing N Reactor in interim safe storage, a process also known as “cocooning.”

June 12, 2012
WRPS Earns Award for Mentoring Local Small Businesses

Richland - Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has been awarded a 2011 DOE Small Business Award from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the company’s leadership in mentoring local small businesses.

June 12, 2012
DOE Media Advisory: Media Availability with Energy Secretary Steven Chu

Speech to employees, followed by 15-minute media availability

June 8, 2012
DOE Awards Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services Contract

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today that HPM Corporation, of Kennewick, Washington has been awarded an estimated $99 million contract to provide Occupational
Medical Services at the DOE Hanford Site.

May 31, 2012
DOE Awards Technical Assistance Contract for Moab Mill Tailings Cleanup

Cincinnati–The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the award of an $18 million small disadvantaged business contract with S&K Aerospace, LLC, of St. Ignatius, Montana to continue to provide technical assistance services for the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project in Moab, Utah. The basic contract is for three years with two one-year options to extend, for a total of up to five years.

May 3, 2012
DOE Reaches Recovery Act Goal With Cleanup of All Legacy Transuranic Waste at Sandia National Laboratories

CARLSBAD, N.M., May 3, 2012 –The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) completed cleanup of the Cold War legacy transuranic (TRU) waste at Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) in Albuquerque, New Mexico when four shipments of remote-handled (RH) TRU waste from Sandia arrived at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, N.M. for permanent disposal on May 2, 2012.