The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management uses three prime contractors to conduct its major cleanup projects at the site. These companies include United Cleanup Oak Ridge (UCOR), North Wind Solutions LLC, and Isotek Systems LLC.

UCOR is the Department of Energy's primary cleanup contractor for the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation focused on large-scale cleanup of the Y-12 National Security Complex and Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The contractor is also responsible for completing soil and groundwater remediation and facilitating land transfers at the East Tennessee Technology Park (the former Oak Ridge K-25 Site). UCOR is a limited liability company made up of the following members: AECOM Energy & Construction, Inc., an Amentum Company; Jacobs Technology Inc., a Jacobs Company; and Honeywell International Inc., a Honeywell Company. UCOR’s teaming subcontractors include RSI EnTech, LLC; Strata-G, LLC; Longenecker & Associates, Inc.; and Environmental Alternatives, Inc. 

North Wind Solutions, LLC is a Small Business Administration Certified 8(a) small business headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho. In Oak Ridge, North Wind Solutions operates the Transuranic Waste Processing Center for the Environmental Management (EM) program. The company is responsible for safely and compliantly operating the facility to support the processing of EM’s legacy transuranic waste. This entails performing surveillance and maintenance activities, providing support to the Central Characterization Project for final certification and disposition of transuranic soil and debris waste, and processing Remote Handled /Contact Handled transuranic waste originating from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Isotek is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atkins. The company’s principal mission in Oak Ridge is the disposition of the Department’s inventory of Uranium-233 from Building 3019, the world’s oldest operating nuclear facility, which is located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

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