RICHLAND, Wash. – Regulators have approved the completion of a cleanup project on the Hanford Site that began nearly 25 years ago that successfully removed nearly 90 tons of deep-soil contamination and reduced groundwater risk using a remediation technology known as soil vapor extraction.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Approximately 320 Hanford Site workers arrived at work in late August as new employees of CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M), which assumed the River Corridor Closure Contract scope when Washington Closure Hanford's (WCH) contract ended Sept. 30.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) recently completed work to ensure continuous electrical power at a unique Hanford Site facility that detects gravitational waves predicted by Einstein’s Theory of Relativity.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Top EM officials highlighted a variety of accomplishments across the DOE cleanup program at the recent National Cleanup Workshop, and outlined efforts underway to support EM’s field sites in continued progress.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A central theme of the “Path to EM Success in 2016 and Beyond” session at the recent National Cleanup Workshop was how EM, its site workers, regulatory agencies, states and communities will build on successful cleanup to achieve goals at Oak Ridge in Tennessee, Savannah River Site (SRS) in South Carolina and the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) in New York.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – EM is looking to enhance how local communities near cleanup sites can be involved in the procurement process to further develop a “field-centric approach” to acquisition and project management, EM Acquisition and Project Management Deputy Assistant Secretary Ralph Holland said at the recently National Cleanup Workshop.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Officials from EM headquarters and the Savannah River National Laboratory discussed progress being made to develop new technology to enhance worker safety, improve performance and reduce cost during a panel at the recent National Cleanup Workshop.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – DOE officials and contractor executives agreed during a panel at the recent National Cleanup Workshop that a 2011 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) recommendation galvanized the DOE complex into further strengthening its safety culture.