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July 3, 2012
EIS-0026: Annual Mitigation Report

Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

July 2, 2012
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez greets Terry Aguilar, governor of San Ildefonso Pueblo, while Frank Marcinowski (lower right), EM deputy assistant secretary of waste management, and Dan Cox, LANL associate deputy director for environmental affairs, look on.
Los Alamos National Laboratory Accelerates Transuranic Waste Shipments: Spurred by a major wildfire in 2011, Los Alamos National Laboratory’s TRU Waste Program accelerates shipments of transuranic waste stored aboveground to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plan

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – A project to ship 3,706 cubic meters of transuranic (TRU) waste stored above ground at Los Alamos National Laboratory is ahead of schedule, on budget and has resulted in improved relationships among EM, the state of New Mexico and the National Nuclear Security Administration.

July 1, 2012
Members of the Carlsbad Technical Assistance Contractor discuss audit criteria for quality assurance implementation.
Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contractor Shares In Top Honor

CARLSBAD, N.M. – The Carlsbad Field Office Technical Assistance Contractor’s (CTAC) parent company, Portage, Inc., and its 400 employees nationwide recently achieved a significant milestone by exceeding one million hours worked over 560 days without a lost-time injury or illness.

June 29, 2012
Judy McLemore from the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant led efforts to reduce the DOE’s vehicle fleet by 20 percent, improving sustainability and saving money. Under her leadership, greenhouse gas emissions associated with business travel were reduced by 63 percent and travel costs were reduced by greater than 60 percent.
DOE Honors WIPP Representative for Cutting Travel Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Judy McLemore is recognized for helping advance DOE’s management and operational excellence at WIPP.

June 18, 2012
Audit Report: IG-0867

National Nuclear Security Administration Contractors' Disability Compensation and Return-to-Work Programs

June 5, 2012
EIS-0423-S1: Notice of Intent to Prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

Long-Term Management and Storage of Elemental Mercury

June 1, 2012
A Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) truck approaches the WIPP facility near Carlsbad, N.M. Since opening in 1999, WIPP has established an impressive record. In addition to transporting more than 10,500 shipments safely, WIPP drivers have logged more than 12.6 million safe loaded miles — equivalent to 26 roundtrips to the moon — without a serious accident or injury. Their work has helped DOE clean up 22 transuranic waste sites around the nation.
EM Awards Two Large Contracts to Small Businesses for Trucking Services

CARLSBAD, N.M. –Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) Office of Business Director David Garcia will tell you that small business “delivers.”

May 31, 2012
New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program recognized by U.S. Department of Commerce

Editor's Note: This announcement was originally posted on http://www.lanl.gov/

May 31, 2012
Audit Report: IG-0866

Integrated Safety Management at Sandia National Laboratories

May 24, 2012
Application Engineer Eric Biedermann of Vibrant supervises an automated nondestructive testing system. | Photo courtesy of Sandia National Lab.
New Mexico Scientists Help Local Businesses

Sandia and Los Alamos National Laboratories are teaming up with small businesses in New Mexico to provide technical assistance free of charge.