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July 25, 2011
Draft Nevada National Security Site Environmental Impact Statement Released

The Draft Site-Wide Environmental Impact Statement (SWEIS) for the Nevada National Security Site (NNSS) and Off-Site Locations in Nevada is available for public review and comment through October 27, 2011.

July 21, 2011
Department of Energy Begins Demolition on K-25's East Wing - Moves closer to completing Oak Ridge’s largest cleanup project

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. - Earlier today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) began the demolition of Building K-25’s east wing.

July 19, 2011
DOE Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services - Agency Solicits Input from Industry, Stakeholders, and Workforce

The Department of Energy today issued a Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Occupational Medical Services acquisition at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State.

July 15, 2011
UF6 piping deactivation
The black inlet hose is attached to a negative air machine that allows Feed Plant cleanup workers to safely deactivate uranium hexafluoride (UF6) piping, seen at right of the lift supporting the crew.
Recovery Act Investment Accelerates Cleanup Work at DOE’s Paducah Site

Paducah, KY - A significant part of the C-410 Feed Plant complex at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Site has been demolished thanks to ongoing American Recovery and Reinvestment Act work.

July 1, 2011
DOE Completes Cleanup at New York, California Sites - Recovery Act funds accelerate cleanup; support job creation and footprint reduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last month, the U.S. Department of Energy completed the cleanup of Cold War legacy waste at the Nuclear Radiation Development, LLC (NRD) site near Grand Island, New York, and at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, California.

July 1, 2011
DOE Completes Cleanup at New York, California Sites

Recovery Act funds accelerate cleanup; support job creation and footprint reduction

June 29, 2011
DOE Awards New York Decommissioning Services Contract

West Valley, NY -- The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract to CH2M Hill-B&W West Valley of Englewood, Colorado, for the Phase I Decommissioning and Facility Disposition activities at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP).

June 29, 2011
IDAHO OPERATIONS OFFICE NAMES NEW IDAHO CLEANUP PROJECT MANAGER

Idaho Falls, ID – The Department of Energy Idaho Operations Office today announced that James Cooper has been named deputy manager of its highly-successful Idaho Cleanup Project, which oversees the environmental cleanup and waste management mission at DOE’s Idaho site.

June 28, 2011
Marc Sharpe, who was a senior reactor operator at P Reactor in the mid-1980s, (left) and Dr. David Moody, U.S. Department of Energy-Savannah River Operation Office Manager, were the last people to leave P Reactor, just before the opening is welded shut.
SRS Seals Access to P and R Reactors, Marking End to Nearly 60-Years of History: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Project Progress

AIKEN, S.C. — With investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, (SRNS) today sealed the access to the historic P and R Reactors as part of footprint reduction and legacy cleanup at the Savannah River Site.

June 21, 2011
Two Savannah River Site Projects Gain National Recognition

AIKEN, SC – The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site has received Environmental Sustainability (EStar) awards from DOE for two projects growing out of technology research, development and application at the Savannah River National Laboratory.