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August 8, 2013
Audit Report: OAS-M-13-03

Cost Transfers at the Department's Sodium Bearing Waste Treatment Facility Construction Project

July 30, 2013
Idaho Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter discusses the importance of completing the cleanup mission at the Idaho site.
Idaho Governor Praises DOE, Contractor Effort for Resuming Critical Cleanup Project

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Sometimes it takes creative solutions to solve financial challenges.

July 11, 2013
CX-010699: Categorical Exclusion Determination

North Boulevard Annex Lease Termination
CX(s) Applied: B1.24
Date: 07/11/2013
Location(s): Idaho
Offices(s): Idaho Operations Office

June 26, 2013
Only the 620 employees at EM’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project earned the right to this vanity plate after working more than 14 million hours without a lost-time injury and safely and compliantly shipping more than 50,000 cubic meters of transuranic and mixed low-level radioactive waste for disposal.
Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project Achieves Impressive Safety and Production Marks

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – 14M50K is the new, genuinely unique vanity plate that only the 620 employees at EM’s Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Project (AMWTP) at the Idaho site have earned the right to put on their vehicles.

May 28, 2013
Working with Republic Services, the city of Boise and Valley Regional Transit, Treasure Valley Clean Cities built four compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations that allowed all three organizations to transition to CNG vehicles. | Photo courtesy of Valley Regional Transit.
Boise Buses Running Strong with Clean Cities

A local Clean Cities coalition helped Idaho's Valley Regional Transit switch to compressed natural gas buses, allowing the transit authority to maintain its service while reducing harmful emissions.

May 15, 2013
A product drum of mixed low-level waste is lowered into a high-density polyethylene macro-pack.
Innovative Technique Accelerates Waste Disposal at Idaho Site

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An innovative treatment and disposal technique is enabling the Idaho site to accelerate shipments of legacy nuclear waste for permanent disposal.

May 15, 2013
EA-1901: Finding of No Significant Impact

Kootenai River White Sturgeon and Burbot Hatcheries Project, Bonners Ferry, Boundary County, Idaho

May 13, 2013
Special Review: OAS-RA-13-20

Cost Incentives for the Department's Cleanup Contract in Idaho

April 29, 2013
CWI employees discuss safety procedures before they remove a spent nuclear fuel shipment from a shipping container.
Idaho Cleanup Contractor Surpasses Significant Safety Milestones

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – For the second time in a little over a year, employees with DOE contractor CH2M-WG Idaho (CWI) supporting EM at the Idaho site have achieved 1 million hours without a recordable injury. They also worked more than 1.7 million hours without a lost work-time injury.

March 28, 2013
CWI engineers Jeff Jones, David Tolman, right, and Kirk Dooley (seated) developed a treatment to safely dissolve a bicarbonate crust and treat and remove the sodium in the Experimental Breeder Reactor-II at the Idaho site.
Idaho Site Obtains Patent for Nuclear Reactor Sodium Cleanup Treatment

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An innovative idea for cleaning up sodium in a decommissioned nuclear reactor at EM’s Idaho site grew from a carpool discussion.