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June 26, 2014
DOE Selects Contractor for California Energy Technology Engineering Center Cleanup

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a competitive $25.7 million task order for cleanup activities at the Energy Technology Engineering Center (ETEC) to North Wind of Idaho Falls, Idaho.

June 25, 2014
DOE Awards Task Order for Lexington Project Office Audit

Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management
today awarded a task order to KPMG LLP, of McLean, Virginia to perform audit services for the
Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office in Lexington, Kentucky. The task order has an approximate
value of $2.9 million over a two-year performance period.

June 24, 2014
DOE Selects 8(a) Small Business for Technical Support Services at Denver Federal Center

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy today awarded an estimated $6 million contract to Synergy Solutions, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tennessee to provide technical and administrative support services for Building 55 at the Denver Federal Center.

June 10, 2014
DOE Seeks Small Businesses for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Infrastructure Support Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking eligible small businesses under North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Code 561210, Facilities Support Services, for the performance of infrastructure support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP).

June 4, 2014
DOE Issues Final RFP for Hanford Site Lab Services

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP),
100 percent set-aside for small businesses, for the operation and performance of analytical and testing
services at the DOE Hanford 222-S Lab. A Draft RFP was previously released on February 28, 2014,
requesting comments from industry.

April 24, 2014
DOE Issues WIPP Radiological Release Investigation Report

Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the initial accident investigation report related to the Feb. 14 radiological release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

March 27, 2014
DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to Southwestern Public Service Company, of Amarillo, TX to supply on a daily basis the required quantity of electric energy required for the customer’s operation at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) facilities pursuant to the terms of the areawide contract.

March 14, 2014
DOE Finalizes WIPP Fire Investigation Report

Washington, DC – Today, the Office of Environmental Management (EM) released the accident investigation report for the underground mine fire involving a salt haul truck at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad, New Mexico.

March 12, 2014
Empty containers on haul trucks are being loaded with mill tailings.
Moab Project Safely Logs 2 Million Work Hours

(Grand Junction, CO) ― The number 1,584 may not mean much to most people, but for the workers on the U.S. Department of Energy Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project, it represents the number of days without a work-related, lost-time injury or illness, as defined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. That’s more than 4 years, from November 2009 through February 2014. In those 4-plus years, employees have safely logged more than 2 million work hours.