Workers at the Hanford Site make final connections between a pipe sticking up out of one of three aging underground structures being stabilized and a grout delivery system.
Workers at the Hanford Site make final connections between a pipe sticking up out of one of three aging underground structures being stabilized and a grout delivery system.

EM recently awarded performance-based fees payments to 10 of its contractors at sites across the DOE complex, including Hanford, Portsmouth, Paducah, Savannah River, and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.

The cleanup program releases information relating to contractor fee payments — earned by completing work called for in the contracts — to further transparency in its cleanup program.

Following are the fee payments for the 10 contractors over varying performance evaluation periods:

  • Hanford Site Richland Operations Office contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company was awarded about $17 million, or 85% of the available fee of more than $20 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Mission Support Alliance, Hanford’s site services contractor, earned nearly $17 million, or approximately 93% of the available fee of more than $18 million for the period of October 2019 through May 25, 2020.
  • Hanford Office of River Protection (ORP) contractor Wastren Advantage received more than $232,000, or 93% of the available fee of about $250,000 for the period of Sept. 21, 2019 to Sept. 20, 2020.
  • Washington River Protection Solutions, the ORP tank operations contractor, earned about $42.6 million, or 95% of the available fee of $45 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Nuclear Waste Partnership, the management-and-operations contractor for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant, earned approximately $13.2 million, representing 75% of the available fee of about $17.6 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, the Paducah Site cleanup contractor, received nearly $5.4 million, or 69% of the available fee of about $7.8 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Mid-America Conversion Services was awarded nearly $2.9 million, or 87% of the available fee of approximately $3.3 million, for its operation and maintenance of the depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) conversion facilities at EM’s Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky cleanup sites.
  • Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los Alamos, EM’s cleanup contractor at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, earned more than $8.4 million, or about 82% of the available fee of $10.3 million for fiscal 2020.
  • Savannah River Remediation, the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), received nearly $64 million, or 98% of the available fee of $65 million for the period of April 1, 2019 through Sept. 30, 2020.
  • Centerra-Savannah River Site, the protective force services contractor at SRS, was awarded about $6.6 million, or nearly 98 percent of the total available fee of $6.7 million for the period of Oct. 1, 2019 to Oct. 7, 2020.