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September 10, 2013
EIS-0310-SA-02: Supplement Analysis

Nuclear Infrastructure Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement Supplement Analysis Determination for Plutonium-238 Production for Radioisotope Power Systems

September 9, 2013
The Idaho site's sodium distillation system.
Idaho Site Taps Old World Process to Treat Nuclear Waste

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – The EM program at the Idaho site is using an age-old process to treat transuranic (TRU) waste left over from nuclear reactor experiments.

August 27, 2013
The box retrieval forklift carriage is used to lift a degraded box as retrieval personnel monitor progress.
Idaho Waste Treatment Facility Improves Worker Safety and Efficiency, Saves Taxpayer Dollars

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Continual operations improvements are integral to the mission of the Idaho site’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP). Two recent developments in retrieval operations save taxpayer dollars and illustrate advancements in employee safety and efficiency.

August 8, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-M-13-03

Cost Transfers at the Department's Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Facility Construction Project

July 30, 2013
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter discusses the importance of completing the cleanup mission at the Idaho site.
Idaho Governor Praises DOE, Contractor Effort for Resuming Critical Cleanup Project

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Sometimes it takes creative solutions to solve financial challenges.

July 11, 2013
CX-010699: Categorical Exclusion Determination

North Boulevard Annex Lease Termination
CX(s) Applied: B1.24
Date: 07/11/2013
Location(s): Idaho
Offices(s): Idaho Operations Office

June 26, 2013
Only the 620 employees at EM’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project earned the right to this vanity plate after working more than 14 million hours without a lost-time injury and safely and compliantly shipping more than 50,000 cubic meters of transuranic and mixed low-level radioactive waste for disposal.
Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project Achieves Impressive Safety and Production Marks

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – 14M50K is the new, genuinely unique vanity plate that only the 620 employees at EM’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) at the Idaho site have earned the right to put on their vehicles.

May 28, 2013
Working with Republic Services, the city of Boise and Valley Regional Transit, Treasure Valley Clean Cities built four compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations that allowed all three organizations to transition to CNG vehicles. | Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Transit.
Boise Buses Running Strong with Clean Cities

A local Clean Cities coalition helped Idaho's Valley Regional Transit switch to compressed natural gas buses, allowing the transit authority to maintain its service while reducing harmful emissions.

May 15, 2013
A product drum of mixed low-level waste is lowered into a high-density polyethylene macro-pack.
Innovative Technique Accelerates Waste Disposal at Idaho Site

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An innovative treatment and disposal technique is enabling the Idaho site to accelerate shipments of legacy nuclear waste for permanent disposal.

May 15, 2013
EA-1901: Finding of No Significant Impact

Kootenai River White Sturgeon and Burbot Hatcheries Project, Bonners Ferry, Boundary County, Idaho