TRU transition by September

transuranic-thumb-390x258-26348.jpgAs reported earlier, the Department of Energy has awarded a contract (with a potential value of $123.9M) to North Wind Solutions LLC for management of DOE’s Transuranic Waste Processing Center in Oak Ridge.

Lynette Chafin of DOE’s Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center said the federal agency anticipates that North Wind will begin management of TWPC by the end of August.

“A transition period would commence in mid-July,” Chafin said via email.

The waste-treatment center, which long-lived radioactive materials are processed and packaged for shipment to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in New Mexico, is currently managed by Wastren Advantage.

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