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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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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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EM News Flashes

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 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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EM Newsletters

DOE, NNSA Celebrate Transfer of Nevada Sites for Long-Term Stewardship
October 27, 2020
EM has fulfilled a key part of its mission in Nevada, completing remediation activities on and around the historic Tonopah Test Range.
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EM Officials Update SSAB Chairs on Progress, Vision for Coming Decade
October 27, 2020
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Shrader discussed cleanup progress over the past year and noted the resilience of the EM workforce.
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EM Field Operations Leader Tours Waste Isolation Pilot Plant
October 27, 2020
Nelson-Jean met with CBFO Manager Reinhard Knerr to get an update on progress WIPP has made while adapting to challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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EM Prepping Experimental Cold War Reactor for Deactivation in Oak Ridge
October 27, 2020
Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management is set to begin cleanup of a first-of-a-kind experimental reactor at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
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Mapping Out the Future of the Hanford Site
October 27, 2020
Mission Support Alliance is rolling out major updates to its use of location intelligence that could change the way work is done at the Hanford Site.
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Team Innovates With Underwater Vacuuming of Spent Fuel Core Resin at SRS
October 27, 2020
Employees at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently began underwater vacuuming to remove resin from a reactor’s spent nuclear fuel cores.
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SRS Implements Innovative Emergency Preparedness Drills During Pandemic
October 27, 2020
The Savannah River Site (SRS) has launched innovative methods to ensure emergency preparedness drills continue in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Divers Perform Underwater Maintenance of Fire Water Storage Tank at West Valley
October 27, 2020
EM and its cleanup contractor CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley recently went underwater to clean and inspect a fire water storage tank at West Valley.
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Moab Marks Milestone of Moving 11 Million Tons of Mill Tailings for Disposal
October 20, 2020
EM’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project achieved an EM 2020 priority on Oct. 19.
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EM Makes Progress on 2020 Priorities at Portsmouth, Brookhaven, ETEC Sites
October 20, 2020
While adapting operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, EM has continued closing in on a key 2020 priority to begin demolition at the Portsmouth Site.
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