RICHLAND, Wash. – As EM’s Office of River Protection (ORP) continues with design and construction of the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) project at the Hanford Site, tests continue to enhance the predicted results of turning waste into glass.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Working deliberately under demanding conditions, workers have entered the final storage “cell” to remove drums and boxes of waste from the Transuranic Storage Area–Retrieval Enclosure (TSA-RE) at the Department’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) in Idaho.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – A challenge issued three years ago by a facility director to his staff at the Idaho Site has resulted in the implementation of several energy-conservation projects and huge cost savings to taxpayers.
AIKEN, S.C. – Sharon Kidd has a passion for safety in the workplace.
Kidd, a Savannah River Remediation (SRR) electrical and instrumentation technician, received the Safety and Health Achievement Award at the 31st Annual National Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) conference held recently in Grapevine, Texas.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz commenced DOE’s first-ever National Cleanup Workshop last week by highlighting recent major EM accomplishments and emphasizing the importance of working together to overcome remaining challenges in the cleanup program.
At a key roundtable session of the National Cleanup Workshop, Mark Whitney, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for EM, described the program’s initiative to develop and execute a five-year planning effort.
EM Richland Operations Office Manager Stacy Charboneau kicked off the first panel at the National Cleanup Workshop, emphasizing the importance of a united team of federal and contractor employees, regulators, Tribes, communities, and other stakeholders in continued cleanup progress.