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June 20, 2013
Johnny Whitaker, a college intern at Savannah River Remediation (SRR), uses system analysis and design to help develop a web-accessible inventory system for SRR subject matter experts.
The Internship: Hollywood Plot is a Reality for One SRR Intern

In the summer comedy The Internship, two middle-aged men vie for jobs and new careers in the tech industry as Google interns. They are starting over and moving forward, just like one Savannah River Remediation (SRR) intern.

June 18, 2013
6 Million Tons of Mill Tailings Removed From DOE Moab Project Site

(Grand Junction, CO) ― Today, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced that 6 million tons of uranium mill tailings have been shipped from Moab, Utah, under the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project to an engineered disposal cell near Crescent Junction, Utah.

June 4, 2013
Treatment Resin Reduces Costs, Materials in Hanford Groundwater Cleanup - Efficiency delivered more than $6 million in cost savings, $3 million in annual savings

RICHLAND, Wash. – U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company is using a treatment material that has delivered more than $6 million in cost savings to date and is delivering more than $3 million in annual cost savings and efficiencies in treatment of contaminated groundwater near the Columbia River at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington state.

May 9, 2013
U.S. Department of Energy Carlsbad Field Office Manager Joe Franco (right) presents the Star of Excellence Award to Security Walls, LLC Manager Richard De Los Santos.
WIPP Security Force Recognized for Outstanding Safety

CARLSBAD, N.M., May 9, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Security Walls, LLC, the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant’s (WIPP) Security Protective Force, with a Star of Excellence Award in the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) for the fifth consecutive year.

April 30, 2013
New Mexico Environment Department Presents WIPP Its Highest Recognition for Environmental Excellence

CARLSBAD, N.M., April 30, 2013 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) was recognized by the New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) with Green Zia Environmental Leadership Program (GZELP) Gold Level membership for excellence.

April 12, 2013
DOE Selects Two Contractors for Multiple-Award Waste Disposal Contract

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded two fixed price unit rate Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple-award contracts for the permanent disposal of Low-Level Waste (LLW) and Mixed-Low Level Waste (MLLW) today to EnergySolutions, LLC and Waste Control Specialists, LLC.

March 28, 2013
DOE Awards Research and Systems Engineering Task Order

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to The MITRE Corporation, of McLean Virginia.

March 25, 2013
DOE Selects Contractor for Depleted Hexafluoride Conversion Project Support

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive small business task order to Navarro Research and Engineering Inc. of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The award is a $22 million, time and materials task order with a three-year performance period and two one-year extension options.

March 14, 2013
Fiber Optic Broadband
DOE, City of Richland and Benton PUD Increase Fiber Optic Telecommunication Capacity in Benton County - Upgrade improves communications at Hanford Site, schools and libraries

RICHLAND, Wash. ― The Department of Energy (DOE), city of Richland, and Benton County’s Public Utility District (Benton PUD) jointly implemented a high-capacity fiber optic cable in Richland and at the Hanford Site. The project will improve communications throughout the area.

March 11, 2013
DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Technical Support to the Office of Environmental Management

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to North Wind Solutions, LLC of Idaho Falls, Idaho to provide technical support to the Office of Environmental Management.