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October 15, 2019
From left, EM Idaho Manager Jack Zimmerman, Idaho Gov. Brad Little, EM Senior Advisor Ike White, Fluor Idaho President Fred Hughes, and EM Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Operations Jeff Griffin at an event marking the upcoming co
Idaho’s AMWTP Event Focuses on Dedication, Achievements of Employees
Idaho’s AMWTP Event Focuses on Dedication, Achievements of Employees
October 15, 2019
Officials hold plaques representing the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project’s progress moving waste to a permanent disposal cell.
Moab Site Celebrates 10 Million Tons of Tailings Shipped for Disposal
Moab Site Celebrates 10 Million Tons of Tailings Shipped for Disposal
October 15, 2019
Fluor Idaho President Fred Hughes has come full circle at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project, having been involved at the facility from its infancy to the near completion of its transuranic waste debris treatment mission.
Employees Reminisce as Treatment Mission Nears End
Employees Reminisce as Treatment Mission Nears End
October 15, 2019
A view of the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project buildings, foreground, and the Accelerated Retrieval Project, background.
Idaho Facility’s Distinctiveness Stands Test of Time
Idaho Facility’s Distinctiveness Stands Test of Time
October 15, 2019
Fluor Idaho deployed a system to characterize the contents of some containers at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project by measuring their dimensions and entering them into a computer program.
AMWTP Adapted to Difficult Waste Types, Unusual Containers
AMWTP Adapted to Difficult Waste Types, Unusual Containers
October 15, 2019
The "super clam" can crush a drum into the size of a basketball or sheer metal objects into small enough pieces to fit into a 55-gallon silver drum.
Robotic Arms, Supercompactor Slice and Squash Challenging Waste
Robotic Arms, Supercompactor Slice and Squash Challenging Waste
October 15, 2019
Thousands of drums at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at DOE's Idaho National Laboratory Site await shipment to EM's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
Work at AMWTP Continues After Waste Treatment Mission
Work at AMWTP Continues After Waste Treatment Mission
October 15, 2019
Former Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) employee Chad Jardine holds a "bubble suit," a critical piece of personal protective equipment for workers who conduct maintenance in AMWTP’s boxlines.
AMWTP’s Legacy of Success
AMWTP’s Legacy of Success
October 15, 2019
Under a proposed strategy, the Transuranic Storage Area/Retrieval Enclosure, which is the large gray building pictured here, would become the first building to be closed at the Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project at DOE's Idaho National Laboratory Site
Planning Underway for Eventual AMWTP Closure
Planning Underway for Eventual AMWTP Closure
October 8, 2019
Energy Secretary Rick Perry joined Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar, EM Senior Advisor Ike White, and the Hanford Site EM management team at the “front face” of the B Reactor National Historic Monument last week.
Secretary Perry Celebrates Success at Hanford
Secretary Perry Celebrates Success at Hanford
October 8, 2019
Billy Ellington, left, receives the 2019 Safety and Health Outreach Award from J.A. Rodriguez, chair of the DOE Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association National Board of Directors.
EM Contractors Recognized for Safety Excellence
EM Contractors Recognized for Safety Excellence
October 8, 2019
From left, Robert Sprague with Waste Treatment Completion Company, and Zach Phillips and Bill Trainor from Mississippi State University (MSU) test high-efficiency particulate air filters at Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
Hanford, University Team Up to Test Filters for Waste Treatment Operations
Hanford, University Team Up to Test Filters for Waste Treatment Operations
October 8, 2019
Cleanup equipment leaves EM’s West Valley Demonstration Project Site for a six-hour trip to its new home in Messena, New York for reuse by the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation.
Agency's Reuse of Equipment Leads to $1 Million Savings for West Valley
Agency's Reuse of Equipment Leads to $1 Million Savings for West Valley
October 8, 2019
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
October 8, 2019
DOE Honors SRS for Drones Performing Rooftop Building Maintenance
DOE Honors SRS for Drones Performing Rooftop Building Maintenance
DOE Honors SRS for Drones Performing Rooftop Building Maintenance
October 8, 2019
SRS Savings Lead to ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Employee Onboarding
SRS Savings Lead to ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Employee Onboarding
SRS Savings Lead to ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Employee Onboarding
October 8, 2019
Mission Support Alliance fire mechanic Joshua Wright, center, receives the 2019 Washington State Fire Mechanic of the Year award. Also pictured are the Hanford Fire Department's deputy fire chief Adam Moldovan, left, and battalion chief Mark Cope.
Hanford Employee Honored as Washington State Fire Mechanic of 2019
Hanford Employee Honored as Washington State Fire Mechanic of 2019
October 8, 2019
Women@LiquidWaste (W@LW) co-chair Christine Ridgeway, left, and chair Stephanie Franklin, right, participate in an icebreaker activity at a recent W@LW meeting at the Savannah River Site.
SRS Women@LiquidWaste Group Celebrates Year of Growth, Success
SRS Women@LiquidWaste Group Celebrates Year of Growth, Success
October 1, 2019
DOE Environmental Management News Flash
EM Business Opportunities Forum Set Oct. 10 in Knoxville
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Thursday, Oct. 10 in Knox
October 1, 2019
A diamond wire saw, left, was used to slice concrete shielding, exposing the center of the Argonne Fast Source Reactor, at center. A gantry crane, at right, is used to lift the resulting concrete blocks.
Idaho Team Employs Unique Equipment to Tear Down Legacy Reactor
Idaho Team Employs Unique Equipment to Tear Down Legacy Reactor
October 1, 2019
Crews place the final containers of waste into Cell 18 at the Area 5 Radioactive Waste Management Complex at the Nevada National Security Site.
Nevada Crews Meet Regulatory Commitment, Improve Waste Disposal
Nevada Crews Meet Regulatory Commitment, Improve Waste Disposal
October 1, 2019
Under Secretary Dabbar Tours West Valley Cleanup, Meets With Stakeholders
Under Secretary Dabbar Tours West Valley Cleanup, Meets With Stakeholders
Under Secretary Dabbar Tours West Valley Cleanup, Meets With Stakeholders
October 1, 2019
Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership Heavy Equipment Operator Brad Langston begins to shear a powered industrial truck stored at the C-740 Material Yard in order to downsize it for removal.
Workers Clear One of Paducah Site’s Largest Storage Yards
Workers Clear One of Paducah Site’s Largest Storage Yards
October 1, 2019
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
Celebrating 30 Years of EM: Employee Spotlight
October 1, 2019
The CSRA (Central Savannah River Area) College Night was held at the James Brown Arena in Augusta, Georgia.
SRS Area College Night Celebrates 100,000 Attendance Over Past 25 Years
SRS Area College Night Celebrates 100,000 Attendance Over Past 25 Years