PHOENIX – EM and the DOE Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) are working to address barriers that hinder small businesses from competing for prime contracts for work in the Cold War cleanup program.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) recently honored three EM employees for their leadership and expertise in national security and helping advance the world’s largest nuclear cleanup.
AIKEN, S.C. – Dave Herman, far right in the photo above, a researcher with Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) — EM's corporate laboratory — demonstrates a test rig for SRNL-developed rotary microfilter waste management technology.
CARLSBAD, N.M. – EM’s Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO) recently deployed a new version of the Transportation Tracking and Communication System (TRANSCOM) that is compatible with mobile devices, including smartphones.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – An association with more than 29,000 members featured an in-depth article on EM’s extensive Cold War legacy cleanup at the Idaho site in the current issue of its publication, The Military Engineer.
As representatives from Tokyo Electric Power Company visited Aiken, they discussed the efforts they are making to help remediate the damage caused by the worst nuclear accident since the Chernobyl explosion in April 1986.
On opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean, similar work to clean up radioactive contamination is planned to be carried out during the next 40 years.
Thursday, officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Co., the utility that operated the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear reactors, toured Hanford to see how work is being done there to clean up contamination from the past production of plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program.