RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers recently completed installing two of the last major pieces of equipment for the EM Office of River Protection’s Low-Activity Waste (LAW) Vitrification Facility at the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP).
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – EM’s cleanup contractor at the Oak Ridge site earned nearly $3.6 million for its performance from Oct. 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016, amounting to 93 percent of the total award fee available.
RICHLAND, Wash. – A 65-ton vessel critical to determining the safe mixing and processing of radioactive waste at EM’s Office of River Protection Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) arrived here this month.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Staff members from EM’s Richland Operations Office Volpentest Hazardous Materials Management and Emergency Response (HAMMER) Federal Training Center facility recently participated in what is being called the largest earthquake drill of any kind in Washington state history
RICHLAND, Wash. – In 2010, workers with EM’s Richland Operations Office (RL) and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CHPRC) at the Hanford Site began using a new type of resin — a material used to remove contamination from groundwater — in its treatment facilities to improve efficiencies and lower operating costs.
AIKEN, S.C. – Dozens of engineers, scientists and technicians from Savannah River Site’s management and operations contractor recently shared their expertise with more than 3,000 students in “Teach-In” presentations at 29 area middle schools.
AIKEN, S.C. – EM transferred equipment used to characterize transuranic (TRU) waste at the Savannah River Site to other DOE sites for use, saving approximately $5.7 million in taxpayer dollars and reducing waste.