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DOE Issues Draft Request for Proposal for Integrated Tank Disposition Contract at the Hanford Site
February 25, 2021
U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management today issued a Draft Request for Proposal for the new Integrated Tank Disposition.
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DOE Awards Savannah River Site Security Services Contract
February 12, 2021
EM awarded the Security Services contract at SRS near Aiken, South Carolina to SRS Critical Infrastructure Security, LLC (SCIS) of Herndon, VA.
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DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for the Moab Remedial Action Contract
February 11, 2021
The DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) is issuing the Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Moab Remedial Action Contract.
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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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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

Demolition of Former Radioisotope Development Lab Underway at Oak Ridge
February 23, 2021
DOE’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) and contractor UCOR have begun removing the two remaining structures
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DUF6 Conversion Project Completes Major Safety Upgrades
February 23, 2021
EM’s Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Project completed several plant modifications at its Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky facilities.
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Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards Honor EM, NNSA Employees at SRS
February 23, 2021
More than 100 Savannah River Site federal and contractor employees, many of whom work in EM facilities, have been honored.
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Idaho Liquid Waste Treatment Facility Benefiting From Mock-ups
February 23, 2021
EM’s use of replica components of a liquid waste treatment facility at the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Site has proven effective.
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EM, Legacy Management Collaborate in Expanded National Laboratory Network
February 23, 2021
EM has joined forces with the DOE Office of Legacy Management (LM) to expand the EM National Laboratory Network.
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EM Paves Way for Another Surface Barrier at Hanford Tank Farms
February 23, 2021
EM’s Office of River Protection tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions, has awarded a subcontract worth about $14.5 million
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SRS Takes Steps Toward Operational Closure of Radioactive Liquid Waste Structures
February 23, 2021
EM is moving closer to closing the first Savannah River Site (SRS) tank farm structures since the closure of an underground waste tank in April 2016.
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Hanford Employee Certified as Emergency Response Expert
February 23, 2021
EM contractor Hanford Mission Integration Solutions is the only Hanford Site employee to hold a prestigious associate emergency manager credential.
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DOE Regional Science Bowl Draws 18 Teams From SRS Area
February 23, 2021
Future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians tested their knowledge during the annual DOE Savannah River Regional Science Bowl competition.
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Reducing the Legacy Footprint: EM Nears Deactivation of F Area Facilities at SRS
February 16, 2021
EM and the management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have made significant progress in decommissioning legacy facilities.
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