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DOE Awards New York Decommissioning Services Contract

June 29, 2011 - 12:00pm


West Valley, NY -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract to CH2M Hill-B&W West Valley of Englewood, Colorado, for the Phase I Decommissioning and Facility Disposition activities at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP). The contract is a performance-based, cost-plus-award-fee, completion type contract with cost and schedule incentives. The total contract value is $333.4 million.

DOE has selected a phased approach for decommissioning activities at the WVDP. Phase I is the first of a two-phase process for the final decommissioning of the western New York site in accordance with the West Valley Demonstration Project Act.

The Phase I Decommissioning Contract will be a continuation of the work currently being performed under the Interim End State contract. There will be a 60-day transition period starting July 1.

Services to be provided by CH2M Hill-B&W West Valley under the Phase I Decommissioning and Facility Disposition contract include:
• Project management and support services
• Site operations, maintenance, and utilities
• High-level Waste canister relocation
• Facility disposition
• Waste Tank Farm management
• NRC-licensed Disposal Area management
• Waste management and nuclear materials disposition
• Safeguards and security