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DOE Issues RFP for Nationwide Low-Level Mixed Low-Level Waste Treatment Services
August 31, 2020
The DOE's Office of Environmental Management issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Nationwide Low-Level Mixed Low-Level Waste Treatment Services.
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DOE Issues Draft RFP for the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract
August 18, 2020
Today, the US DOE’s Office of EM issued a Draft Request for Proposals for the ORRCC procurement at the ORR, in Oak Ridge, TN.
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DOE Begins Acquisition Planning for the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Operations Acquisition
July 16, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy issued a Request for Information Sources Sought notice for operation of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant.
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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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EM News Flashes

DOE Approves Start of Salt Waste Processing Facility at Savannah River Site
August 18, 2020
Yesterday, DOE approved CD-4 and Authorization To Operate for the SWPF at SRS, authorizing “hot” or radioactive operations to begin at the facility.
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Department of Energy Resumes Active Cleanup at the Energy Technology Engineering Center
July 22, 2020
DOE has resumed active environmental cleanup at the ETEC, a former nuclear and liquid metals research site in Ventura County, California.
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Expert Acquisition Corps to Advance EM’s Procurement Capacities
July 16, 2020
EM is further strengthening its procurement capabilities in launching an Acquisition Corps to serve on Acquisition Integrated Project Teams.
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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 Newsletters

EM Set to Tackle Tank Waste in Mission Advancement, Shrader Says at Conference
September 15, 2020
The EM complex is in a transformational period as long-term construction projects will soon shift to operations.
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SRS Improves Liquid Waste Facilities as SWPF Prepares for Startup
September 15, 2020
EM and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have completed significant upgrades to accelerate treatment.
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Crews Complete Key Step in Oak Ridge Biology Complex Deactivation
September 15, 2020
Crews recently achieved a key milestone by removing all asbestos from a building being deactivated for demolition.
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INL Site to Study Cleanup Project for Completion Ahead of Schedule
September 15, 2020
A successful EM cleanup project at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site is being studied to determine if it has met its objectives.
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SRS Donates Structures for Regional Economic, Workforce Development
September 15, 2020
Built in the early 1990s, the metal buildings at SRS were no longer needed for DOE missions.
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Project to Double-Stack SRS Waste Canisters Gains Ground
September 15, 2020
EM liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site are advancing a project to double-stack canisters containing high-level radioactive waste.
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Protecting Cultural and Ecological Resources at the Hanford Site
September 15, 2020
The Hanford Site’s distinct history and ecosystem are positioned to stand the test of time thanks to the preservation and conservation efforts.
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Hanford Water Plant Receives Statewide Recognition
September 15, 2020
The Washington State Department of Health presented its distinguished Silver Certificate of Achievement to water treatment plant staff at the Hanford.
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Hanford Treats More Than 2 Billion Gallons of Groundwater Six Years in A Row
September 8, 2020
Workers at the Hanford Site are celebrating another year of significant progress in protecting the Columbia River.
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New Ventilation System Increases Safety Margin for Hanford Waste Tank Workers
September 8, 2020
– EM Hanford and its tank operations contractor, have enhanced safety for workers by installing a new exhauster ventilation system above waste tanks.
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