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DOE Awards Basic Ordering Agreements for Nationwide Low-Level Mixed Low-Level Waste Treatment Services
December 3, 2020
Today, the Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) awarded five Basic Ordering Agreements.
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Trump Administration Works with State of California to Advance Next Steps For Cleanup At ETEC
November 4, 2020
Today, DOE announced several significant steps to continue progress in the cleanup of Area IV of the SSFL in Ventura County, California
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DOE Releases Final Request for Proposals for Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contract (CTAC) Acquisition
October 29, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Final Request for Proposals for the CTAC procurement.
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DOE Awards Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract for Information Systems Technical Support Services
October 27, 2020
Office of Environmental Management is awarding an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract for Information Systems Technical Support Services.
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DOE Issues Draft Request For Proposal Sections for the Moab Remedial Action Contract
October 19, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management is issuing Draft Request for Proposal Sections for the Moab Remedial Action.
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DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal for Portsmouth Infrastructure Support Services
October 13, 2020
Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued a Final Request for Proposal for the Portsmouth Infrastructure Support Services procurement.
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DOE Issues Final RFP for the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract
October 1, 2020
Today, DOE EM issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Savannah River Site (SRS) Integrated Mission Completion Contract (IMCC) procurement.
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DOE Awards Hanford 222-S Laboratory Contract
September 29, 2020
DOE awarded the Hanford 222-S Laboratory Contract that will provide analytical laboratory services at the Hanford Site.
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DOE Renews Non-Competitive Financial Assistance Cooperative Agreement to Florida International University Applied Research Center
September 28, 2020
Today, DOE is renewing the non-competitive financial assistance cooperative agreement to the Florida International University Applied Research Center.
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DOE Awards New Cleanup Task Order at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
September 28, 2020
Today, DOE awarded North Wind Site Services, LLC a new Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Environmental Management (EM-LLNL) Project Task Order.
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EM News Flashes

Crews Demolish 10th And Final Building at ETEC Radioactive Materials Handling Facility
November 5, 2020
Workers accomplished one of EM’s 2020 priorities after safely tearing down the last of 10 buildings at the Radioactive Materials Handling Facility.
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Milestone Reached as First Shipment of Uranium Oxide Reaches Final Disposition
November 3, 2020
The first shipment of depleted uranium oxide (DUO) product recently left the Paducah Site in Kentucky and safely reached its final destination.
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Congressional, State Officials Join Energy Secretary Brouillette in Recognizing Historic Oak Ridge Cleanup Accomplishment
October 14, 2020
Dan Brouillette joined state & community leaders in Oak Ridge to celebrate the historic first-ever removal of a former uranium enrichment complex.
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SRS Salt Waste Processing Facility Begins Hot Commissioning
October 6, 2020
The Department of Energy transferred the first batch of radioactive waste to the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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Waste Shipment Represents First Application of DOE's HLW Interpretation
September 24, 2020
DOE has completed the first application of its science-based approach to managing reprocessing waste with the safe and successful shipment.
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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 Newsletters

EM Intergovernmental Meeting on Cleanup Spotlights Ties to Stakeholders
November 24, 2020
A number of notable accomplishments have positioned EM for continued success, and work completed ahead of schedule.
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Closure of Largest Building at Idaho Site Underway
November 24, 2020
Closure of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site’s largest building,
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Cleanup Progress at ETEC Advances EM 2020 Priorities
November 24, 2020
EM continues to make progress on its 2020 priorities. EM Update is highlighting accomplishments in EM’s priority groups through the end of this year.
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Reuse of Cleanup Equipment in Oak Ridge Saves Millions
November 24, 2020
Reuse of transport platforms — large elevator-like devices installed outside facilities that allow workers to access multiple floors.
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Hanford WTP Treatment Commissioning Technicians Finish Desk Training
November 24, 2020
The final class of commissioning technicians recently completed the classroom portion of their in-depth systems training.
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Hanford Meteorological Station: Keeping Workers Safe and History Alive
November 24, 2020
At the Hanford Site, weather data drives decisions that keep the workforce safe and healthy through high temperatures.
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Portsmouth Site Installs Water Treatment System for Disposal Facility
November 24, 2020
EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office is installing the water treatment system for its On-Site Waste Disposal Facility.
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Oak Ridge Employs Drone Technology for Safer Inspections
November 24, 2020
What’s the safest way to climb and inspect a 70-year-old, 250-foot-tall brick exhaust stack?
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Oak Ridge Launches Demolition Project at Former Biology Complex
November 17, 2020
EM crews began taking down the remaining facilities located in the former Biology Complex at the Y-12 National Security Complex at Oak Ridge.
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Paducah Marks 25 Years of Successful Pump-and-Treat Operations
November 17, 2020
EM’s Paducah Site has been the safe operation of the system to treat and reduce groundwater contamination.
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