Magnox, EnergySolutions (Magnox’ s parent body organization), and the NDA have developed and implemented an optimized approach to the decommissioning of the Magnox sites known as the Magnox Optimised Decommissioning Programme (MODP). The programme sets out what the business will deliver over the comprehensive spending review period, including pioneering innovative ways of working, accelerating Bradwell and Trawsfynydd sites to a state of care and maintenance, and carrying out safe and efficient cleanup. Other sites have also received additional funding to accelerate some decommissioning projects. Acceleration of work on key sites is counter balanced by a reduction in scope or deferred demolition across other parts of the programme. The MODP offers a savings of about £1.3 billion from the original Magnox decommissioning strategy.

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DOE Prepared for Implementation of Fixed-Price Hanford 222-S Laboratory Analysis and Testing Services

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a contract on May 28, 2015 to Wastren Advantage, Inc. of Piketon, Ohio,

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DOE Awards Contract for the West Valley Demonstration Project Probabilistic Performance Assessment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a contract to Neptune and Company, Inc. for the WVDP-PPA procurement that will provide support to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP), and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in performing a probabilistic analysis to support the Phase 2 Decision making Alternative for the West Valley Demonstration Project and Western New York Nuclear Service Center. This is a Time-and-Material contract with an approximate value of $4,300,000.00 with a base period of three years and one two-year option. Two proposals were received in response to this solicitation.

The work to be performed under the contract is…

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Energy Secretary Moniz to Speak at DOE National Cleanup Workshop

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz is set to provide opening remarks at the first DOE National Cleanup Workshop, scheduled to be held Sept. 29-30 in the Washington, D.C. area. Moniz will discuss the progress EM has made in addressing the environmental legacy of the nation’s Manhattan Project and Cold War nuclear weapons program, as well as the Department’s priorities going forward.

Other newly confirmed speakers for the workshop include:

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