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February 25, 2013
Moab Mill Tailings Removal Project Plans to Resume Train Shipments in March; All of the Laid Off Workers Will Return

Grand Junction, CO ― All 27 employees of the Remedial Action Contractor (RAC) to the U.S. Department of Energy will return to work on the Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Project on March 4, following a 3-month planned furlough. Project shipping and disposal operations have been shut down, as planned, since late November 2012, but are scheduled to resume March 7, after the contractor ensures employees have received refresher training, reviewed procedures, and measures are in place for a safe startup.

February 25, 2013
Registration Starts Soon for 2013 Hanford Site Public Tours

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration on March 4 at 6 p.m. for tours of the Hanford Site in 2013.

February 21, 2013
Technical Services Contract Awarded for West Valley Demonstration Project Support Services

Cincinnati - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to Safety and Ecology Corporation of Knoxville, Tennessee, for technical services at the West Valley Demonstration Project, West Valley, New York. The task order has a three-year performance period with a $1.3 million value.

February 1, 2013
DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Support, Planning Services to Office of Environmental Management

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a $1.5 million contact (task order) to Trinity Engineering Associates, Inc. of Cincinnati, Ohio for planning and support functions for the Office of Environmental Management.

February 1, 2013
Cooperative Agreement Awarded to Energy Communities Alliance to Assist DOE Interface with Local Governments on Cleanup Missions

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a $3.1 million, five-year cooperative agreement to the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA), of Washington, D.C. to continue collaborate efforts between DOE and local governments to solve challenges posed by the Office of Environmental Management’s nuclear waste management, changing DOE missions and ongoing cleanup at DOE sites.

January 16, 2013
Task Order Awarded for Environmental Technical Services

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order for environmental technical services to Professional Project Services, Inc., of Oak Ridge, TN, for support services at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant located near Paducah, KY.

January 15, 2013
Secretary Chu, Governor Gregoire Issue Statement on Hanford Cleanup

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Chris Gregoire issued a joint statement on the cleanup efforts underway at Hanford.

December 20, 2012
DOE Awards Hanford Site Law Enforcement Contract to Benton County

RICHLAND, WASH. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office in Kennewick, Wash., to provide law enforcement services at the DOE Hanford Site. The contract has a five-year period of performance, consisting of a one-year base period, with four one-year option periods and an approximate total value of $5 million.

December 20, 2012
Task Order Awarded for Technical and Safety Support Services

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a contract for technical support services to Link Technologies, Inc., of Germantown, MD for support services to the DOE Office of Environmental Management in Washington D.C.

December 12, 2012
DOE Issues Request for Quotations for Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Technical Services

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Quotation (RFQ) for engineering and operations technical services to support the Portsmouth Paducah Project Office and the oversight of operations of the Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Project located in Paducah KY, and Portsmouth OH.