Cincinnati – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP), 89303324REM000120, for the Portsmouth Paducah Project Office (PPPO) Technical Support Services (TSS) procurement. 

The PPPO requires a Technical Support Services (TSS) Contractor to provide technical and administrative support to assist the DOE with the oversight and management of: the clean-up activities, D&D activities, DUF6 operations, all aspects of on-site contractor operations, including general construction activities and On-Site Waste Disposal Facility (OSWDF) project related investigative and construction activities, geotechnical and design documents, and regulatory compliance activities at the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP)/site in Pike County, Ohio, the Paducah GDP/site in Paducah, Kentucky, and OSMS offices in Lexington, KY, and to provide services for the PPPO federal office located in Lexington, Kentucky, to provide various technical engineering support functions, high quality and reliable information technology infrastructure and cyber security support, Safeguards and Security (S&S) oversight support, and general administrative support for all of the PPPO sites.

The TSS procurement will be conducted as a Small Business Set-Aside Competition.  The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this requirement is 562910, Environmental Remediation Services, and the small business size standard is 1000 employees.   

A dedicated webpage has been established for the TSS procurement:  The Draft RFP will also be posted to the Fedconnect website at:

For more than 30 years, EM has remained focused on addressing the environmental legacy of nuclear weapons development and nuclear energy research that helped end World War II, win the Cold War and position the United States as a leader in clean nuclear energy. Collectively, EM is delivering results that are protecting the environment, supporting communities and enabling a concerted focus on safely completing the mission sooner and more efficiently.

Additional information regarding the project is available at: /em/portsmouth and /em/paducah.     


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