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Three EM Teams Honored With Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards
January 26, 2021
DOE recently announced the recipients of the Secretary’s Honor Awards, and three EM teams — two from the Hanford Site and one from Oak Ridge.
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Oak Ridge Workers’ Innovation Leads to Savings Across DOE Programs
January 26, 2021
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and its contractor UCOR have found a way to reuse mercury collected from a cleanup project.
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Hanford Tests Low-Activity Waste Facility ‘Bogie’ Transport System
January 26, 2021
EM ORP & contractor Bechtel National, Inc. continue to make progress in their mission to process & stabilize millions of gallons of radioactive waste.
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A Look Back at Cleanup Success at Savannah River Site in 2020
January 26, 2021
EM and management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) completed six major environmental cleanup projects at the SRS.
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SRS Transfers Spent Nuclear Fuel, Opening Space for Mission Work
January 26, 2021
EM workers at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently began transferring dissolved spent nuclear fuel to a waste processing facility two years early.
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Hanford, SRS Contractor Presidents Receive National Safety Leadership Awards
January 26, 2021
The presidents of two EM cleanup contractors have each won a national award for their commitment to safety.
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West Valley Employees Improve ‘Suit-up’ for Contaminated Cell Entry
January 26, 2021
A crew at EM’s WVDP recently conducted several mock-up sessions in which employees practiced properly suiting up before entering the Main Plant.
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SWPF Completes Hot Commissioning, Begins Full Radioactive Operations
January 19, 2021
EM has successfully completed the hot commissioning testing phase of operations at the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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WTP Lab Deemed Ready to Operate at Hanford
January 19, 2021
The EM Office of River Protection (ORP) and its contractor Bechtel National, Inc. recently determined the Hanford Site’s Analytical Laboratory.
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EM, State Officials Underscore Importance of Partnerships Built on Trust
January 19, 2021
EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Shrader emphasized the importance of collaboration and effective partnerships.
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