DOE picks 7 contractors for waste treatment

The Department of Energy today announced that it had issued basic ordering agreements to seven companies for treatment of low-level and mixed-low level waste.

The companies selected were Babcock Services Inc., Environmental Dimensions Inc., EnergySolutions LLC, Omega Consultants Inc., Perma-Fix Environmental Services, UniTech Services Group, and Waste Control Specialists LLC. For more information on the services they will provide, check out this site.

According to the announcement, the contracts will include “treatment of liquid and solid Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulated waste, such as polychlorinated biphenyls and asbestos.” Other services will include waste storage, alternative disposition strategies, and authorized release for directed disposal (including bulks survey and release).

Various DOE offices, including the National Nuclear Security Administration and the DOE prime contractors engaged in environmental cleanup operations, are authorized to place task orders under these BOAs.

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