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  • About 95 percent of the waste from UCOR's demolition projects at ETTP was placed in the Environmental Management Waste Management Facility, a secure onsite depository designed for safe, permanent storage. Within the next decade, the current waste disposal facility will be full from the materials collected at the ETTP site.
    Staying the Course

    July 30, 2015 9:59 AM

    As the lead contractor in cleanup and reindustrialization of ETTP, UCOR has demolished and disposed of dozens of structures. The process has generated an enormous volume of debris and waste. About 95 percent of the waste was placed in the Environmental Management Waste Management Facility, a secure onsite depository designed for safe, permanent storage. Without the availability of secure, onsite disposal...

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  • Employees at Oak Ridge discuss with EM Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Whitney, upper right, the steps involved in processing remote-handled waste and transporting it to UCOR’s storage facilities.
    Federal-Contractor Partnership Allows Continued Waste Processing in Oak Ridge

    July 29, 2015 12:00 PM

    OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – EM’s Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management and two of its contractors — URS I CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC (UCOR) and Wastren Advantage, Inc. (WAI) — have developed a plan that allows the site to continue processing transuranic waste and maintain its cleanup schedule.

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