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REMOVING HIGH-RISK COMPONENTS FROM K-25 DEMOLITION CONTINUES

January 20, 2013 – 10:43 pm |

In a complex task made more complicated by building conditions, historical restraints, and the fact that it was just plain hot, URS | CH2M Oak Ridge (UCOR) has safely removed the highest threat remaining at the mammoth K-25 building at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP).

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Dounreay Begins Returning Material to National Fuel Stocks

December 20, 2012 – 8:49 am |

Nuclear material left over from Dounreay’s research work in the 20th century is being returned to national fuel stocks as part of the site’s clean-up and closure.

Opening Doors to Legacy Waste

October 30, 2012 – 10:40 am |

The Pile Fuel Cladding Silo (PFCS) at Sellafield is effectively a giant concrete safe in which historic nuclear waste is stored.

SRS Celebrates Closure of Two Additional Radioactive Waste Tanks

October 2, 2012 – 7:29 am |

Successful closure of SRS Tanks 18 and 19 signifies the most substantial environmental risk reduction achievement for the State of South Carolina since 1997 when DOE closed Tanks 17 and 20, the first for SRS and the Nation

F Reactor Area Cleanup Complete

September 20, 2012 – 8:37 am |

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractors have cleaned up the F Reactor Area, the first reactor area at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state to be fully remediated.

DOE Awards Grant to New Mexico Environment Department for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant Oversight, Monitoring

September 20, 2012 – 8:34 am |

The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a grant for an estimated $1.6 million to the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED).

SRS Reaches Major Cleanup Milestone as SRNS Completes Lower Three Runs Project

August 7, 2012 – 4:22 pm |

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) can now claim that 85 percent of the Savannah River Site has been cleaned up with the recent completion of the Lower Three Runs (stream) Project.

UCOR Achieves EVMS Certification

July 19, 2012 – 7:42 am |

URS | CH2M Oak Ridge LLC (UCOR) has achieved U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) certification for its Earned Value Management System (EVMS), a set of tools, systems, and processes for managing projects.

Competition Drives Down Cost of Dounreay Closure

July 6, 2012 – 9:22 am |

The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority says significant acceleration in the clean-up and shutdown of Dounreay will bring real value to the taxpayer who funds the work.

New Book Updates INL’s History, Documents a Decade of Transformation

June 22, 2012 – 11:32 am |

The U.S. Department of Energy is releasing an update to the history of the Idaho National Laboratory, documenting a decade of transformation at the laboratory, and a “decade of doing” for the Idaho Cleanup Project.

Seventh Chapter of Hanford Story Released to Public

June 21, 2012 – 12:38 pm |

The Department of Energy is releasing the seventh chapter of The Hanford Story video series to the public today. “River Corridor” provides viewers with a look at the cleanup of hundreds of contaminated buildings…