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DOE Issues Final Rule on Fee for Long-term Management and Storage of Elemental Mercury
December 27, 2019
The MEBA, as amended, assigned the DOE the responsibility for the long-term management and storage of elemental mercury.
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Department of Energy Issues a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contract
December 17, 2019
Today, U.S. Department of Energy issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal (DD&R) contrac
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DOE Awards Hanford Central Plateau Cleanup Contract
December 12, 2019
The DOE awarded the Central Plateau Cleanup Contract that will provide a variety of services at the Hanford Site.
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DOE Awards Task Order for Elemental Mercury Long-Term Management and Storage
December 10, 2019
The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is issuing a task order for a lease for storage space as a DOE facility.
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DOE Awards Contract for Hanford Site Mission Essential Services to Support Cleanup
December 5, 2019
Today, DOE awarded a contract to provide a variety of services at the Hanford Site.
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DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for Nationwide Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Treatment Services Procurement
November 12, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for the Nationwide Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste
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Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for the Moab UMTRA Project, Remedial Action Contract
November 4, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for the Moab UMTRA Project, Remedial Action Contract.
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DOE to Begin Demolition of Remaining Buildings at Energy Technology Engineering Center at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory
September 23, 2019
The ROD outlines the process of removing the remaining 18 DOE-owned structures.
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DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal for Environmental Management (EM) Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal (DD&R) Con...
September 5, 2019
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Nationwide DD&R contract.
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DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
August 22, 2019
DOE Awards Contract for the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Acquisition
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EM News Flashes

Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
November 15, 2019
Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
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EM's Business Opportunities Forum is March 5 at Waste Management Conference in Phoenix
February 11, 2019
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Tuesday, March 5.
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DOE Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Cleanup of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone at Santa Susana Field Laboratory
December 18, 2018
Today, DOE released the EIS for Remediation of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone of the SSFL in Ventura County, California.
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EM's Next Business Opportunity Forum is Set for Oct. 4 in Knoxville
September 19, 2018
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4.
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Assistant Secretary White Lays Out Plans for Contracting, Regulatory Reform at Radwaste
September 6, 2018
Following is EM Assistant Secretary Anne White’s keynote address to the 2018 Radwaste Summit on Sept. 4, as prepared for delivery.
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DOE Under Secretary Dabbar to Speak at 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
July 25, 2018
DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar is set to provide a keynote address at the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
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Rep. Mike Simpson Joins 2018 National Cleanup Workshop Speakers
July 17, 2018
Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) is the latest speaker confirmed to participate in the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
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Rep. Fleischmann, DOE Officials Join List of National Cleanup Workshop Speakers
July 10, 2018
Rep. Chuck Fleischmann (R-Tenn.), chairman of the House Nuclear Cleanup Caucus, and several DOE officials join the list of confirmed speakers.
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First Speakers Announced for 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
June 28, 2018
First Speakers Announced for 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
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EM's Next Business Opportunity Forum is July 31
June 25, 2018
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Tuesday, July 31.
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EM Newsletters

Hanford WTP Laboratory Commissioning Advances With First Test Package
January 21, 2020
The first commissioning test package was recently approved for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
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Sludge Drum Project Progresses at Idaho Site Facility
January 21, 2020
EM crews have treated and repackaged 100 drums of radioactive sludge waste to date at the Accelerated Retrieval Project.
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SRS Crews Mark Milestone in Double-Stacking Waste Canister Project
January 21, 2020
EM crews recently reached a significant milestone by modifying the 1,000th storage position for vitrified waste canisters at the Savannah River Site.
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Upgrades Prepare Way for Oak Ridge to Process Remaining Uranium-233
January 21, 2020
Renovations are underway to prepare a facility to process a high-dose portion of the site’s uranium-233 inventory.
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Cleanup Workers Transform Former Waste Basin Into Grassy Field at SRS
January 21, 2020
A pond-like basin built in the early years of the Cold War was recently re-mediated.
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West Valley Calendar Promotes Safety From Perspectives of Children
January 21, 2020
EM and its cleanup contractor at the West Valley Demonstration Project have come up with a new way to raise safety awareness, just in time for 2020!
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Crews Replace Roof of Laboratory Integral to Savannah River Site
January 21, 2020
Workers have replaced the roof of a laboratory important to the Savannah River Site.
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Hanford Facility Gearing Up for Tank Waste Disposal Operations
January 14, 2020
In coming months, Hanford crews will build new access roads and install lighting, utilities, and support buildings.
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Removing Building Slabs is Key to Transforming Oak Ridge Site
January 14, 2020
The skyline at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) continually changes as EM completes demolitions.
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Team Effort Ensures Resumption of WIPP’s TRUPACT-III Shipments
January 14, 2020
The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) recently accepted its first large-box cask in six years.
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