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DOE Selects Two Contractors for Multiple-Award Waste Disposal Contract

April 16, 2013 – 11:25 pm |

The DOE awarded two fixed price unit rate Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity multiple-award contracts for the permanent disposal of Low-Level Waste (LLW) and Mixed-Low Level Waste (MLLW) to EnergySolutions, LLC and Waste Control Specialists, LLC.

Ensuring Safe Shipment of Hazardous Materials

March 28, 2013 – 9:30 am |

EM’s Office of Packaging and Transportation (OPT) recently released its annual report for fiscal year 2012, highlighting more than 13,000 hazardous material shipments across almost 6 million miles. EM made about three-fourths of those shipments.

Major Hazard from Winfrith …gone!

March 22, 2013 – 2:06 pm |

For more than thirty years, 25 tonnes of sodium metal was stored at the Dorset site in a variety of containers, the result of past research projects at Winfrith, Dounreay and Hunterston in Scotland, and Cadarache in France.

Wylfa Hosts RadSafe Exercise

March 6, 2013 – 3:02 pm |

RADSAFE ‘Exercise Stingray’ tested the multi-agency response which would be triggered in the unlikely event of an incident involving the transport of radioactive material.

VIDEO: Taking Inventory at DOE’s Idaho Site

February 5, 2013 – 10:31 am |

Understanding radioactive waste and research materials at Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

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.

US Ecology Announces Senior Management Changes

October 30, 2012 – 10:01 am |

US Ecology, Inc. announced that the Company and James R. Baumgardner, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer agreed on October 25, 2012 that Baumgardner’s employment with the Company will terminate.

Lab Sets Waste Shipping Record for Fourth Consecutive Year

August 14, 2012 – 9:02 am |

For the fourth consecutive year, EM’s TRU Waste Program at Los Alamos National Laboratory has shipped a record number of transuranic (TRU) waste shipments to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, N.M, for permanent disposal.

Bulk Grouting on 2 SRS Waste Tanks Complete; Final Tank Capping Expected Later This Summer

July 9, 2012 – 12:31 pm |

Enough concrete grout to fill nearly five Olympic-sized swimming pools has been poured into the two Savannah River Site (SRS) waste tanks, bringing to an end bulk grouting operations.

Magnox Wins Prestigious National Recycling Award

July 9, 2012 – 11:56 am |

Magnox has won the construction recycler of the year category at the National Recycling Awards, for its industry-leading approach to waste management at Bradwell Site in Essex.