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DOE Awards Savannah River National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract
December 22, 2020
The Cost-Plus-Award-Fee contract will include a 5-year base period.
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DOE Issues Final RFP for the Oak Ridge Reservation Cleanup Contract
December 18, 2020
The new ORRCC contract is anticipated to be an Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract with a 10-year ordering period.
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DOE Awards Paducah Infrastructure Support Services Contract
December 10, 2020
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded Swift & Staley, Inc.
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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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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

Three EM Teams Honored With Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards
January 26, 2021
DOE recently announced the recipients of the Secretary’s Honor Awards, and three EM teams — two from the Hanford Site and one from Oak Ridge.
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Oak Ridge Workers’ Innovation Leads to Savings Across DOE Programs
January 26, 2021
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and its contractor UCOR have found a way to reuse mercury collected from a cleanup project.
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Hanford Tests Low-Activity Waste Facility ‘Bogie’ Transport System
January 26, 2021
EM ORP & contractor Bechtel National, Inc. continue to make progress in their mission to process & stabilize millions of gallons of radioactive waste.
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A Look Back at Cleanup Success at Savannah River Site in 2020
January 26, 2021
EM and management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) completed six major environmental cleanup projects at the SRS.
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SRS Transfers Spent Nuclear Fuel, Opening Space for Mission Work
January 26, 2021
EM workers at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently began transferring dissolved spent nuclear fuel to a waste processing facility two years early.
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Hanford, SRS Contractor Presidents Receive National Safety Leadership Awards
January 26, 2021
The presidents of two EM cleanup contractors have each won a national award for their commitment to safety.
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West Valley Employees Improve ‘Suit-up’ for Contaminated Cell Entry
January 26, 2021
A crew at EM’s WVDP recently conducted several mock-up sessions in which employees practiced properly suiting up before entering the Main Plant.
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SWPF Completes Hot Commissioning, Begins Full Radioactive Operations
January 19, 2021
EM has successfully completed the hot commissioning testing phase of operations at the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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WTP Lab Deemed Ready to Operate at Hanford
January 19, 2021
The EM Office of River Protection (ORP) and its contractor Bechtel National, Inc. recently determined the Hanford Site’s Analytical Laboratory.
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EM, State Officials Underscore Importance of Partnerships Built on Trust
January 19, 2021
EM Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Todd Shrader emphasized the importance of collaboration and effective partnerships.
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