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DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Hanford Tank Closure Contract
February 14, 2019
DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Hanford Tank Closure Contract
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DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Hanford Central Plateau Cleanup Contract
February 14, 2019
DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Hanford Central Plateau Cleanup Contract
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SPRU Reaches Milestone With Conclusion of Demolition Work
February 12, 2019
EM and cleanup contractor AECOM have marked a major milestone with the removal of all buildings, foundations, and debris at the Separations Process.
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Tank Farm Pump Pull Moves ORP Closer to DFLAW Operations
February 12, 2019
EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) and its tank farm contractor have safely completed a pump removal of outdated, contaminated equipment.
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Moab UMTRA Project Doubles Weekly Train Shipments
February 12, 2019
EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project recently began doubling its weekly mill tailings train shipments from two to four.
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Demolition of ETTP’s Largest Remaining Structure Begins at Oak Ridge
February 12, 2019
Demolition of the largest facility still standing at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) is underway.
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New Spent Nuclear Fuel Buckets at INL Site Extend Storage Facility’s Mission
February 12, 2019
EM and cleanup contractor Fluor Idaho at DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site created inventive new fuel buckets.
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Project Boosts Efficiency of Hanford Groundwater Extraction System
February 12, 2019
A expansion of the Hanford Site’s groundwater extraction system allows EM’s Richland Operations Office and CH2M HILL to treat contaminated water
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Students Explore Career Options While Shadowing Savannah River Site Employees
February 12, 2019
Area high school students experienced how classroom education intersects with the working world during a day of job shadowing at the Savannah Site.
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National Safety Council Honors Oak Ridge Contractor CEO
February 12, 2019
The National Safety Council has recognized the head of Oak Ridge’s lead environmental cleanup contractor as a 2019 CEO Who “Gets It".
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EM Cleanup Sites

As the largest environmental cleanup program in the world, EM has been charged with the responsibility of cleaning up 107 sites across the country whose area is equal to the combined area of Rhode Island and Delaware. EM has made substantial progress in nearly every area of nuclear waste cleanup and has completed cleanup at 91 of these sites.

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FY 2019 Budget Request Graphic

The EM Fiscal Year 2019 budget request will provide the resources to maintain a safe and secure posture in the EM complex, and to continue moving forward with the country's largest nuclear cleanup.

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