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EM Rolls Out Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

April 16, 2013 – 11:29 pm |

EM Senior Advisor David Huizenga recently rolled out a $5.622 billion budget request for fiscal year 2014 that enables EM progress in all areas of the nuclear cleanup program while maintaining safety and compliance across the complex.

DOE Announces Preference for Disposal of Hanford Transuranic Tank Waste at WIPP

March 6, 2013 – 2:16 pm |

Today the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced its preferred alternative to retrieve, treat, package, characterize and certify certain Hanford tank waste for disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico, if such waste is properly classified in the future as defense-related mixed transuranic tank waste (mixed TRU waste).

“Tru” Success: SRS Recovery Act Prepares to Complete Shipment of More Than 5,000 Cubic Meters of Nuclear Waste to WIPP

January 30, 2013 – 10:54 pm |

The DOE site in Aiken, S.C., is safely, steadily, and cost-effectively making progress to analyze, measure, and then carefully cleanup or dispose of legacy transuranic (TRU) waste remaining at SRS after the lengthy nuclear arms race.

WIPP Security Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Award

October 25, 2012 – 1:22 pm |

Security Walls, LLC, the security contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), recently received the DOE Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Legacy Star award.

DOE Awards Contract for WIPP Mobile Loading Unit Services

August 28, 2012 – 9:00 am |

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.

WIPP Receives Green Zia Award for Environmental Excellence

August 16, 2012 – 1:38 pm |

The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) facility known as the nation’s only deep geologic repository for the permanent disposal of radioactive waste, was recently honored for its pollution prevention efforts for the second year in a row.

New Facility Saves $20 Million, Accelerates Waste Processing

August 15, 2012 – 8:16 am |

Oak Ridge’s EM program recently began operations at a newly constructed facility that will accelerate the completion of remote-handled transuranic (TRU) waste processing at the site by two years and save taxpayers more than $20 million.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Celebrates 1000th Transuranic Waste Shipment

June 26, 2012 – 11:18 pm |
Los Alamos National Laboratory celebrates 1000th TRU waste shipment

Federal, state, and county officials gathered at Los Alamos National Laboratory Tuesday, June 26, to celebrate the 1000th shipment of transuranic waste from the Laboratory to a permanent repository at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M.

SRS Historic Achievement in Transporting Nuclear Waste to New Mexico

June 8, 2012 – 12:19 pm |
For the first time in the history of the DOE Complex, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC personnel at SRS made three TRU waste shipments on the same day, using three different shipping containers. The three trucks transporting TRU waste (from left) used TRUPACT-III, RH-72-B and TRUPACT-II containers.

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) personnel recently achieved a historic, first-time achievement within the Department of Energy (DOE) Complex and at the 61 year-old nuclear reservation.  On Wednesday, June 6, three transuranic (TRU) waste …

DOE Awards Management and Operating Contract for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)

April 20, 2012 – 1:57 pm |

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announces that Nuclear Waste Partnership LLC (members comprised of URS Energy & Construction, Inc., of Boise, Idaho, and Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc., of Lynchburg, Virginia, and …