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.
RICHLAND, Wash. – The 2016 EM Office of River Protection (ORP) Grand Challenge submissions are in, with 34 entries ranging in subject from methods to treat waste in Hanford’s western tank farms to software for waste processing.
OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – The Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management (OREM) was honored as a recipient of the prestigious Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation at a recent ceremony in Washington D.C.’s National Building Museum.