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DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for the SPRU F-Yard Cleanup Services project
DOE today issued a Request for Information (RFI)/Sources Sought for its Separations Process Research Unit (SPRU) F-Yard Cleanup Services project.
July 17, 2018
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West Valley Site Completes Second Phase of Vitrification Facility Demolition
EM & CHBWV recently finished demolishing a reinforced process cell & removed thousands of pieces of equipment in the Vitrification Facility at WVDP.
July 17, 2018
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Idaho Site Crews Find New Uses for Former Spent Nuclear Fuel Hot Cells
EM and its cleanup contractor at DOE’s Idaho Site have repurposed former spent nuclear fuel hot cells to characterize and segregate waste.
July 17, 2018
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SRS Grouts Four Underground Storage Tanks Ahead of Schedule
A team of federal and contractor employees at SRS recently grouted four 30,000-gallon underground solvent storage tanks ahead of schedule.
July 17, 2018
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Hanford Crews Prepare to Remove Radioactive Soil Under 324 Building
Hanford Site workers continue to prepare to remove highly radioactive soil under a former engineering laboratory.
July 17, 2018
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WIPP’s Young Professionals Group Builds Career Paths, Supports Community
Members of an ambitious early career group at EM’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) are making strides in their professions and the community.
July 17, 2018
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New Drone Program at SRNL Supports Cleanup
EM’s SRNL is applying unmanned aircraft systems — more commonly called drones — to support the cleanup mission at Savannah River Site (SRS).
July 17, 2018
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Hanford Subcontract Awarded for New Tank Waste Pretreatment Capability
ORP contractor Washington River Protection Solutions has awarded a subcontract to design & build a new tank waste pretreatment capability at Hanford.
July 17, 2018
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Rep. Mike Simpson Joins 2018 National Cleanup Workshop Speakers
Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) is the latest speaker confirmed to participate in the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
July 17, 2018
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Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Contractor Sets Safe Work Hour Records
SRR employees set records by surpassing 8.5 million operational and 30 million construction hours without injury resulting in a missed day of work.
July 10, 2018
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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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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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