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DOE to Extend Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Contract at Savannah River Site to September 2016

September 6, 2012 - 12:00pm

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Aiken, SC -- The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Operations Office today exercised its option to extend the current Savannah River Site Management and Operating contract with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) for an additional 38 months, from August 1, 2013 to September 2016. The SRNS contract was competatviely awareded January 10, 2008. The total value of the SRNS contract with the extension is approximately $8 billion.

The current contract provides for management and operations of Savannah River Site and is scheduled to end July 31, 2013. By exercising the option to extend the term of the contract, DOE and SRNS will continue uninterrupted management and operation activities defined in the contract.

The missions of the Office of Environmental Management (EM) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) include; continuing nuclear cleanup, long-term nuclear materials management, and support to the nuclear weapons stockpile and nonproliferation requirements.

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