Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for liquid waste services at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The Final RFP primarily includes cost-plus-award-fee contract line items for the purpose of providing liquid waste services at SRS. The Final RFP provides for full and open competition, and includes requirements for meaningful work to be performed by small business concerns.

The total estimated value of the contract is approximately $4-6 billion over the prospective period of performance of up to ten years, including the option period. Proposals are due 60 days from the date of release of the Final RFP. The current liquid waste services contract at SRS is held by Savannah River Remediation LLC, and expires on June 30, 2017.

The liquid waste services include but are not limited to: operations of existing radioactive liquid waste facilities for storage, treatment, stabilization, and disposal of waste; waste removal from tanks and tank closures; construction of additional saltstone disposal units; operation of the Salt Waste Processing Facility after facility commissioning, startup, and one year of operation; and liquid waste program and regulatory support.