June 22, 2021

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Sustained Collaborations Drive EM’s Progress in 2021, White Says

Successful collaborations have fueled EM’s progress over the past 18 months, enabling a series of achievements while emphasizing health and safety protections during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 22, 2021

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New SRS Facility Supports Removal of Plutonium From South Carolina

EM workers have placed the first drum inside a new facility at the Savannah River Site (SRS) to support the interim storage, characterization, and shipment of plutonium for permanent disposal.

June 22, 2021

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New Panel for Waste Emplacement Takes Shape at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

The amount of salt mined so far in Panel 8 at EM’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is a lot, comparable in weight to more than 46,000 Ford F-150s, about 16,000 African bush elephants, nearly 510 Boeing 747s, and two Titanic's.

June 22, 2021

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Idaho Site’s Largest Building Moves Closer to Closure

With EM’s mission completed in major sections of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site’s largest building, workers have emptied those areas to prepare them for closure under federal and state regulations.