September 30, 2003
The Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility Contract at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory
In 1996, the Department of Energy awarded a $912 million fixed-price contract to BNFL, Inc. for services associated with a planned Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Facility (AMWTF) at the Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory (INEEL). The bulk of this amount, $569 million, was for construction of the AMWTF and its processing equipment. Although construction of AMWTF was completed in December 2002, as of June 2003 the facility was not yet fully operational.