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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 24, 2012
Wade Reichelderfer is among the recent hires at DuPont's newly expanded solar manufacturing plant in Circleville, Ohio. | Photo courtesy of DuPont.
Energy At Work: Plant Expansion Creates Job Opportunities in Ohio

DuPont's recently expanded solar manufacturing plant is creating clean energy job opportunities in Circleville, Ohio.

May 21, 2012
An online museum on the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant went live earlier this year.
Virtual Museum Captures Ohio Plant History: Web-based Project Preserves Plant’s Uranium Enrichment Legacy

PIKETON, Ohio – Do you wonder what the interior of a uranium enrichment plant looks like without ever stepping foot in the facility?

April 2, 2012
Neil Smith puts a trained eye on the pressure and flow of a food-grade com¬pound being injected into an under¬ground plume of hazardous waste near the X-720 Maintenance Facility at the DOE Piketon Site. The sodium lactate compound promotes bacterial growth in the groundwater that turns hazardous waste into harmless end-products.
Portsmouth Site Feeds Bacteria to Render Hazardous Groundwater Waste Harmless

PIKETON, Ohio – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management’s Portsmouth site is using an environmentally friendly approach to reduce hazardous waste in a ground¬water plume.

March 26, 2012
U.S. Department of Energy Announces 2012 Dates for Public Tours of Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant

PIKETON, OH – Have you ever wanted to go inside the security fence at the Department of Energy’s former uranium enrichment facilities to see what’s behind the gates?

March 22, 2012
Obama Administration Announces $14.2 Million in New Funding to Develop Lightweight Materials for Advanced Vehicles

Effort at the Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of stronger and lighter materials for advanced vehicles that will help reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil, save drivers money, and limit carbon pollution

January 25, 2012
EA-1722-SA-001: Supplement Analysis for an Environmental Assessment

Electric Drive Vehicle Battery and Component Manufacturing Initiative Application, Lancaster, OH

January 18, 2012
Secretary Chu's Remarks at the City Club of Cleveland -- As Prepared for Delivery

On January 18, 2012, Secretary Chu spoke at the City Club of Cleveland in Cleveland, OH.

January 9, 2012
DOE Selects Two Small Businesses to Truck Transuranic Waste to New Mexico Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Cincinnati – The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded two small-business contracts to
CAST Specialty Transportation, Inc. and Visionary Solutions, LLC, to provide trucking services
to transport transuranic (TRU) waste, from DOE and other defense-related TRU waste generator sites to
the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) site, near Carlsbad, New Mexico.