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August 27, 2012
DOE Awards Contract for WIPP Mobile Loading Unit Services

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive small business contract to Celeritex, LLC, (a Joint Venture between Project Services Group, LLC and DeNuke Contracting Services Inc.) of Suwanee, Georgia.

August 23, 2012
Building Removal Ongoing at DOE’s Paducah Site

PADUCAH, KY – Work is ongoing at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP) to raze a 65,000-square-foot facility known as the C-340 Metals Plant, which was used to make uranium metal during the Cold War.

August 21, 2012
DOE Seeks Proposals for Portsmouth Plant Technical Services

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

August 16, 2012
WIPP Receives Green Zia Award for Environmental Excellence

CARLSBAD, N.M., August 16, 2012– The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facility known as the nation’s only deep geologic repository for the permanent disposal of radioactive waste, was recently honored for its pollution prevention efforts for the second year in a row.

August 13, 2012
DOE Seeks Quotes for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Environmental Technical Services

Cincinnati– The Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for an Environmental Technical Services acquisition at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) for the Portsmouth Paducah Project Office (PPPO).

August 2, 2012
Energy Department Announces New Technical Review to Assess Black Cells at Hanford’s Waste Treatment Plant

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has assembled a group of independent technical experts to assess the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment Plant, specifically as it relates to the facility’s “black cells.”

August 2, 2012
Energy Department Announces New Technical Review to Assess Black Cells at Hanford’s Waste Treatment Plant

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy announced today that Secretary of Energy Steven Chu has assembled a group of independent technical experts to assess the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment Plant (WTP), specifically as it relates to the facility’s “black cells.”

August 2, 2012
Hanford’s Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Standard

RICHLAND, Wash. – The safety of the Hanford Site workforce has been bolstered with another program added to the list of Site-wide Safety Standards. The latest Site-wide Safety Standard covers Fall Protection.

August 1, 2012
Media Advisory: Site-wide Safety Standards

Department of Energy to announce two additions to the Hanford Site-wide Safety Standards – a set of 14 areas where Hanford contractors have collaborated to establish one uniform standard to guide safe operations. The latest additions to the Site-wide Safety Standards are Fall Protection and Electrical Safety.

July 13, 2012
First of Hanford’s Highly Radioactive Sludge Moved Away from River

RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers have started moving highly radioactive material, called sludge, awayfrom the Columbia River, marking a significant milestone in the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s cleanup of the Hanford Site in Washington State.