IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Crews with EM’s main cleanup contractor at the Idaho Site have begun processing additional waste drums and repackaging large debris from another DOE facility to help the program make progress in meeting cleanup milestones.
PHOENIX – Twenty Florida International University (FIU) students who serve as DOE Fellows in the EM program presented technical posters at the annual Waste Management Conference in Phoenix earlier this month.
PADUCAH, Ky. – Workers performing the remediation, deactivation, and decommissioning at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site recently reached 2 million hours without a lost-time injury on the job.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – EM celebrated a milestone recently when DOE issued the long-awaited Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class-C (GTCC) Low-Level Radioactive Waste and GTCC-Like Waste.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Christine Gelles, an EM executive whose work contributed to a range of waste management accomplishments over more than 20 years at DOE, departs this month for a position in the private sector. Gelles will become corporate vice president and chief strategy officer at the energy and environmental consulting firm Longenecker and Associates.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) and tank farms contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) began retrieving waste from underground double-shell tank AY-102 this month, ahead of schedule, meeting requirements of a settlement agreement with the State of Washington.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Office of River Protection’s (ORP) Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste (DFLAW) program is moving forward after a mid-December groundbreaking of the Effluent Management Facility (EMF) site at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP), and completion of its 30-percent design.