EM News

Cost Savings Grow to $1.8 Million as Two EM Sites Share Equipment
January 15, 2019
Two EM sites have saved more than $1.8 million by sharing heavy-duty equipment for large demolition activities, and the savings continue to grow.
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Hanford Workers Develop Innovative Tool to Safely Probe Contaminated Facility
January 15, 2019
Hanford Site workers developed an innovative tool to remotely explore and sample potentially hazardous areas of a former nuclear processing facility.
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Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Awards Fiscal 2018 Contractor Fees
January 15, 2019
EM recently awarded fees to FBP and three other contractors for their fiscal 2018 performance.
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Idaho Crews Tackle Challenging Waste Boxes
January 15, 2019
EM and its cleanup contractor at the Idaho National Laboratory Site are on a AMWTP mission to segregate debris waste for permanent disposal at WIPP.
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Imaging Goes Underground at the Hanford Site
January 15, 2019
At the southern tip of the Hanford Site, the soil beneath the 300 Area contains residual uranium from a handful of removed settling ponds & trenches.
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ORP Launches Safer, More Efficient Entry System in Radiological Areas
January 15, 2019
ORP & Hanford tank farms contractor WRPS continuously strive to implement innovative technologies that improve worker safety and efficiency.
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Idaho Cleanup Contractor Marks Multiple Safety Successes
January 15, 2019
A group within a contractor at INL, has achieved a new record by working more than a dozen years without a recordable injury or first-aid incident.
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Lighting the Way to Energy Efficiency and Reduced Costs at Hanford
January 15, 2019
EM crews recently retrofitted lighting at CWC at the Hanford Site, improving working conditions for facility personnel and saving nearly $70,000.
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EM Selects Seven New Members for Savannah River Site Advisory Board
January 15, 2019
EM recently appointed seven new members to its Savannah River Site (SRS) Citizens Advisory Board (CAB).
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Waste Removal for Tank Closure Project Underway at Savannah River Site
January 8, 2019
EM is taking a significant step in the startup of Tank Closure Cesium Removal (TCCR) at the Savannah River Site (SRS).
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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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