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DOE Awards New Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contracts
July 1, 2020
Today, the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management awarded a set of Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts.
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DOE Issues Final RFP for New Savannah River National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract
June 26, 2020
The U.S. DOE Office of EM today issued a Final Request for Proposal for the new, standalone M&O contract for the SRNL, located at SRS near Aiken, SC.
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DOE Awards New Cleanup Contract at the Nevada National Security Site
June 17, 2020
Today, the U.S. DOE awarded Navarro Research and Engineering, Inc. the new EM Nevada Environmental Program Services contract.
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DOE Issues Final RFP for Idaho Cleanup Project Contract
May 27, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management issued a Final Request for Proposals for the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP).
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Department of Energy to Resume Cleanup at Energy Technology Engineering Center
May 20, 2020
Agreement with California Clears Path to Begin Building Demolition
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DOE Awards Hanford Tank Closure Contract
May 14, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded the Tank Closure Contract
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DOE Issues Draft RFP Sections B, C, H, L, M and Section J Task Orders For the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract ...
May 7, 2020
DOE's Office of Environmental Management is releasing draft Request for Proposal Sections B, C, H, L, M and Section J Task Orders.
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DOE Renews Non-Competitive Financial Assistance Renewal Grant for the Carlsbad Environmental Monitoring and Research Center
April 30, 2020
The Office of Environmental Management, Carlsbad Field Office is renewing a financial assistance grant to the Regents of New Mexico State University
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DOE Begins Acquisition Planning for Operation of the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Direct Feed Low-Activity Wast...
April 16, 2020
Today, the US DOE issued a RFI/Sources Sought notice for operation of the WTP DFLAW facilities at the Hanford site in Washington State.
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DOE Extends West Valley Demonstration Project Cleanup Contract Extension Will Enable Safe Demolition of Last Remaining Major Facility
April 9, 2020
Office of Environmental Management has extended CH2M Hill BWXT West Valley cleanup contract at the West Valley Demonstration Project in New York State
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EM News Flashes

DOE Issues Decision on Disposal of Depleted Uranium Oxide From Kentucky, Ohio Plants
June 5, 2020
The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a formal Record of Decision (ROD) for the safe shipment and disposal of depleted uranium oxide.
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DOE Marks Major Progress in Groundwater Cleanup Mission at Nevada Site
April 29, 2020
The DOE environmental cleanup program has reached a significant milestone in its legacy cleanup mission at the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS).
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EM Issues "Strategic Vision" for Coming Decade
March 9, 2020
The Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) today issued an outline of planned accomplishments over the next decade.
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EM Appoints Idaho Cleanup Project Manager
February 6, 2020
EM announced today the appointment of Connie Flohr as manager of the Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
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Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
November 15, 2019
Office of Environmental Management Appoints Director of the Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center
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EM's Business Opportunities Forum is March 5 at Waste Management Conference in Phoenix
February 11, 2019
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is set for Tuesday, March 5.
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DOE Releases Final Environmental Impact Statement for Cleanup of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone at Santa Susana Field Laboratory
December 18, 2018
Today, DOE released the EIS for Remediation of Area IV and the Northern Buffer Zone of the SSFL in Ventura County, California.
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EM's Next Business Opportunity Forum is Set for Oct. 4 in Knoxville
September 19, 2018
EM's next quarterly public forum to discuss upcoming business opportunities in the legacy nuclear cleanup program is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 4.
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Assistant Secretary White Lays Out Plans for Contracting, Regulatory Reform at Radwaste
September 6, 2018
Following is EM Assistant Secretary Anne White’s keynote address to the 2018 Radwaste Summit on Sept. 4, as prepared for delivery.
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DOE Under Secretary Dabbar to Speak at 2018 National Cleanup Workshop
July 25, 2018
DOE Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar is set to provide a keynote address at the 2018 National Cleanup Workshop, to be held Sept. 11-13.
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EM Newsletters

Crews Remove Basin as Oak Ridge Heads Toward ETTP Cleanup Completion
July 7, 2020
A basin that once held cooling water used in Oak Ridge’s former uranium enrichment operations has been removed.
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Mock-up to Support Stabilization of Three At-Risk Structures on Hanford Site
July 7, 2020
The Hanford Site continues a phased remobilization of site operations
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WIPP, SRS Contractors Achieve Voluntary Protection Program Star Status
July 7, 2020
EM contractors at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Savannah River Sitewere recently awarded Star status for safety and health advances.
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Spent Nuclear Fuel Transfers Allow INL to Continue Mission-Critical Work
July 7, 2020
EM and cleanup contractor Fluor Idaho recently partnered with Battelle Energy Alliance (BEA) to perform transfers of spent nuclear fuel.
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SRS Workers Safely Demolish Two Contaminated Structures
July 7, 2020
EM crews have demolished two small structures formerly used to measure the flow of hazardous wastewater and obtain sample data.
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Training, Planning Lead to Successful Sensor Removal from Hanford Tanks
July 7, 2020
EM Hanford tank operations contractor Washington River Protection Solutions is preparing to retrieve radioactive and chemical waste from storage tanks
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West Valley Encases Building Slab With Fixative After Removing Asbestos
July 7, 2020
An EM deactivation and demolition crew at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) recently encapsulated a concrete slab with a fixative.
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Workers Use Skill, Ingenuity to Install New Manipulators at Oak Ridge
July 7, 2020
Upgrades and construction are progressing at Building 2026.
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Advance Agenda Available for 2020 National Cleanup Workshop
July 7, 2020
An advance agenda is now available for the 2020 National Cleanup Workshop that will bring together top Department of Energy officials.
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Major Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Unit First to Complete Start-up Testing
June 30, 2020
Workers recently finished start-up testing at the Analytical Laboratory in Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant.
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