LEXINGTON, Ky. – EM has adopted a safer, more effective method for internal tank inspections at the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Plants at the Paducah, Kentucky and Portsmouth, Ohio sites.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Construction is under way on the ninth and final building for crews to exhume buried Cold War weapons waste at the Idaho Site generated decades ago at the former Rocky Flats Plant near Denver.
AIKEN, S.C. – The Savannah River Site’s (SRS) H Canyon has moved closer to restarting low enriched uranium (LEU) blend down by turning on the First Cycle unit operation for the first time in more than five years.
WEST VALLEY, N.Y. – EM’s West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) RAD CON Team — 25 highly trained radiological control workers — is preparing contaminated facilities and equipment for demolition in 2017 and placing canisters of high-level waste (HLW) into safe, interim storage until they can be disposed in an approved facility.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Fluor Idaho, the new cleanup contractor at EM’s Idaho Site, is using a Colorado technology research and development facility to help resolve complex challenges related to the initiation of liquid waste treatment operations at the Integrated Waste Treatment Unit (IWTU).
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – EM’s Idaho Site employees are being commended for leadership and initiative in exploring the use of a new mobile computing device that is now in the hands of about 100 employees across the cleanup complex.
RICHLAND, Wash. – EM’s Richland Operations Office (RL) and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M) are in the final phases of preparing to remove highly radioactive sludge from the 100-K West Basin on the Hanford Site.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Hanford firefighters and workers at the Hanford Site helped fight a wildland fire earlier this month that started at the Yakima Training Center in Yakima, Wash., approximately 40 miles west of the Hanford Site.