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November 5, 2013
Chairs Meeting - November 2013

EM SSAB minutes, agenda, and presentations from meeting held in Mount Sterling, OH

October 30, 2013
A record 1,200 students and educators visited EM’s Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant for the fourth annual Science Alliance.
Record Number Attend EM's Science Alliance

PIKETON, Ohio – More than 1,200 students and educators from 23 southern Ohio schools visited EM’s Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant site for the fourth annual Science Alliance earlier this month.

September 30, 2013
DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Site Characterization and Erosion Control Work in Los Alamos, New Mexico

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a new contract to CTI & Associates, of Wixom, MI. CTI is a small business.

September 30, 2013
Task Order Awarded for Audit and Review Services

Cincinnati – The Department of Energy today awarded a Task Order to KPMG, LLP of McLean, VA for audit/review services that will cover a wide range of auditing services.

September 26, 2013
DOE Awards Small Business Contract for Administrative Support to the Office of Environmental Management

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order to North Wind Solutions, LLC of Idaho Falls, Idaho to provide administrative support to the Office of Environmental Management.

September 18, 2013
A high-pressure water cannon is used to control dust for the demolition of the X-600 Steam Plant.
Workers Demolish Coal-fired Steam Plant at EM's Portsmouth Site

PIKETON, Ohio – Towering above most nearby buildings, the X-600 Coal-fired Steam Plant had been part of the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) since 1953, providing enough heat to operate three massive process buildings and numerous maintenance and support buildings.

September 4, 2013
DOE Awards Task Order for Disposal of Los Alamos National Laboratory Waste

Cincinnati - The Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a task order in support of the Los Alamos National Laboratory Legacy Waste Project to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) of Andrews, Texas under the Environmental Management (EM) Low-Level and Mixed Low-Level Waste Disposal Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) Master Contract. The award is a firm, fixed-price task order, based on pre-established rates with a $1.29 million value and has a one-year performance period.

August 27, 2013
Waste management and transportation personnel worked late to complete the first shipment to WCS. Through a contract with DOE, WCS will treat and accept potentially hazardous waste that has been at the Portsmouth site for decades. Pictured (from left) are Scott Fraser, Joe Hawes, Craig Herrmann, Jim Book, John Lee, John Perry, Josh Knipp, Melissa Dunsieth, Randy Barr, Rick Williams, Janet Harris, Maureen Fischels, Cecil McCoy, Trent Eckert, Anthony Howard and Chris Ashley.
Portsmouth Site Delivers First Radioactive Waste Shipment to Disposal Facility in Texas

PIKETON, Ohio — EM’s Portsmouth site this summer sent its first shipment of mixed low-level radioactive waste from its uranium enrichment operations to Waste Control Specialists (WCS) in Andrews, Texas for treatment and disposal.

August 9, 2013
DOE Seeks Deactivation Contractor for Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

Cincinnati – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Task Proposal (RTP) for deactivation activities at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (GDP) in Paducah, Kentucky.

July 25, 2013
DOE Seeks Small Businesses for Waste Tracking Contract

Cincinnati -- The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) seeking Small Business Administration certified (8(a)) small business firms to provide DOE Transportation Tracking and Communications (TRANSCOM) Technical Support Services.