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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

May 13, 2013
Special Review: OAS-RA-13-20

Cost Incentives for the Department's Cleanup Contract in Idaho

April 29, 2013
CWI employees discuss safety procedures before they remove a spent nuclear fuel shipment from a shipping container.
Idaho Cleanup Contractor Surpasses Significant Safety Milestones

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – For the second time in a little over a year, employees with DOE contractor CH2M-WG Idaho (CWI) supporting EM at the Idaho site have achieved 1 million hours without a recordable injury. They also worked more than 1.7 million hours without a lost work-time injury.

April 19, 2013
Department of Energy Delivers on R&D Targets around Cellulosic Ethanol

Scientists at DOE national laboratories successfully demonstrated technical advances required to produce cellulosic ethanol that is cost competitive with petroleum.

March 28, 2013
CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site.
Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An innovative idea for cleaning up sodium in a decommissioned nuclear reactor at EM’s Idaho site grew from a carpool discussion.

March 26, 2013
EIS-0290-SA-03: Supplement Analysis

Disposition of Mixed Low-Level Waste and Low-Level Waste from Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at Commercial Facilities, Idaho

March 11, 2013
EIS-0451: Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Hooper Springs Transmission Project, Caribou County, Idaho

March 8, 2013
EIS-0451: EPA Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Hooper Springs Transmission Project, Caribou County, Idaho

March 8, 2013
Idaho State University's National Geothermal Student Competition team presenting their research findings at the 2012 Geothermal Resources Council spring/summer meeting. | Photo courtesy of the Geothermal Resources Council.
University Competition Leads to Geothermal Breakthroughs

Learn how students are leading groundbreaking research to help expand the development of America's vast geothermal energy resources.