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Advisory Board Chairs View Cleanup Progress at Idaho Site

November 5, 2019

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EM Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs watched EM’s targeted transuranic waste retrieval mission in real time through closed circuit television monitors at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Idaho National Laboratory Site.

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Brad Bugger, a program analyst with the DOE Idaho Operations Office, briefs the EM Site-Specific Advisory Board (SSAB) Chairs during an Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site tour last week. The group visited the Radioactive Waste Management Complex, Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project, Experimental Breeder Reactor-I, Advanced Test Reactor, and Integrated Waste Treatment Unit. The SSAB Chairs meet twice a year, rotating among EM sites. The SSAB was created to involve stakeholders more directly in EM’s cleanup decisions, providing advice and recommendations on the cleanup and environmental management activities.

EM Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs watched EM’s targeted transuranic waste retrieval mission in real time through closed circuit television monitors at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Idaho National Laboratory Site.
EM Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs watched EM’s targeted transuranic waste retrieval mission in real time through closed circuit television monitors at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Idaho National Laboratory Site.
Nate Loftus with Fluor Idaho, EM’s Idaho National Laboratory Site contractor, addresses the EM Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs inside the Transuranic Storage Area/Retrieval Enclosure, where thousands of waste drums await shipment to EM’s Waste Isolati

Nate Loftus with Fluor Idaho, EM’s Idaho National Laboratory Site contractor, addresses the EM Site-Specific Advisory Board Chairs inside the Transuranic Storage Area/Retrieval Enclosure, where thousands of waste drums await shipment to EM’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant for permanent disposal.

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