Articles tagged with: disposal
The DOE awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract.
EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga and several other federal, state and local officials attended the event at Waste Control Specialists (WCS) in Andrews and witnessed the first container being placed in the new state-of-the-art facility.
EM Senior Advisor Dave Huizenga noted that transporting and disposing of contaminated waste, structures and other materials is inherent to the Department’s ability to accomplish its Cold War cleanup mission.
…the EM program completed the conceptual design for a new mercury water treatment facility at Y-12 in March, with anticipated construction beginning in 2017 and operations starting in 2020.
Fluid Tech products are solidification/stabilization agents, developed for the efficient and economical disposal of radioactive, hazardous, chemical and mixed wastes.
A Waste Retrieval Facility (WRF) is being built alongside the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo (PFCS) and the final major concrete pour has just been completed.
To successfully fix the federal government’s moribund program for managing used nuclear fuel, newly proposed legislation requires a more comprehensive framework, a nuclear energy industry leader told a U.S. Senate committee last week.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded a competitive small business contract to Celeritex, LLC, (a Joint Venture between Project Services Group, LLC and DeNuke Contracting Services Inc.) of Suwanee, Georgia.
NRC Issues Final Environmental Impact Statement for Proposed Uranium Deconversion Facility in New Mexico
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on a proposed facility in Lea County, N.M., that would deconvert depleted uranium hexafluoride from the uranium enrichment industry to make it more suitable for disposal.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) must not make final licensing decisions until it has completed a rulemaking action on the environmental impacts of highly radioactive nuclear waste in the form of spent, or ‘used’, reactor fuel storage and disposal…