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April 23, 2018

Fluor Idaho, A three-person team re-entered the Accelerated Retrieval Project V (ARP V) facility of the Department of Energy's Radioactive Waste Management Complec (RWMC) on April 19 to collect data from the scene of an April 11 drum breach. There were no injuries or external release of radioactive material during the incident or during the re-entry.

Crew members wore sealed radiological suits with supplied air as they entered the ARP V facility during the late afternoon. Once inside, they took smear samples for radiological analysis, reset constant air monitors within the are and inspected the affected waste drum and nearby drums.
 
 
 
     

November 2, 2017

Fluor Idaho, LLC, which conducts cleanup of the Department of Energy’s Idaho Site, more than doubled its small business goals for the recently completed fiscal year, contributing more than $78 million to small businesses for goods and services.

“We originally had a goal of almost $36 million for the fiscal year, but shattered that number,” said Fluor Idaho Business Director Peggy Davis. “Utilizing the products and expertise of small business owners is a key strategy of our contract with the Department of Energy. We’ve found that when doing so, everyone wins, including the taxpayer.”

 

 
     
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Press Releases

2018
 
April 23, 2018:
 
Team Re-Enters Building Where Drum Breach Occurred at DOE Idaho Site
A three-person team re-entered the Accelerated Retrieval Project V (ARP V) facility of the Department of Energy's Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) on April 19 to collect data from the scene of an April 11 drum breach.
 
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April 18, 2018:

Investigation Involving Waste Drum Continues at DOE Idaho Site
U.S. Department of Energy and Fluor Idaho officials are continuing an investigation into the cause of a waste drum incident April 11 at the Accelerated Retrieval Project V (ARP V) facility of the Department of Energy's Radioactive Waste Management Compex (RWMC). 
 
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April 12, 2018:

No Injuries or External Contamination Detected from Incident at DOE-Idaho Site
Emergency operations were terminated following an incident at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) Accelerated Retrieval Project (ARP 5) containment structure at the Department of Energy’s Idaho site.
 

 
April 12, 2018:
 
Idaho National Laboratory Fire Department responds to incident at RWMC
The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) Fire Department responded to a fire alarm late Wednesday night at the Accelerated Retrieval Project (ARP 5) containment structure at the Idaho Cleanup Project’s Radioactive Waste Management Complex (RWMC) involving release of material from a drum on the Department of Energy’s INL Site.
 

 
April 12, 2018:
 
Aerial photo showing the Accelerated Retrieval Project V facility at the Radioactive Waste Management Complex
 
April 12, 2018:
 
Department of Energy’s Emergency Operations Center is gathering information about a reported incident at the Idaho Site
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Idaho site Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been activated and is gathering information about a reported incident at the Idaho Cleanup Project’s Radioactive Waste Management Complex.
 

2017
 
November 2, 2017:
 
Fluor Idaho Purchases More Than $78 Million in Goods, Services from Small Businesses
Fluor Idaho, LLC, which conducts cleanup of the Department of Energy's Idaho Site, more than doubled its small business goals for the recently completed fiscal year, contributing more than $78 million to small businesses for goods and services.
 
October 23, 2017:
 
50th Waste Shipment From Idaho Arrives at New Mexico Repository
The U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho Site and Idaho Cleanup Project contractor Fluor Idaho recently completed it's 50th shipment of Cold War weapons waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant since the New Mexico repository reopened in April.
 

August 2, 2017:
 
Waste Compaction Equipment Reaches Performance Milestone
A unique piece of equipment at the Department of Energy’s Idaho site that compacts transuranic waste recently achieved 100,000 hours of operation and performance and reliability indicate a capability for additional years of service.
 
May 1, 2017:
 
Fluor Idaho Partners with Idaho Falls Zoo
Fluor Idaho is partnering with the Idaho Falls Zoo for the 2017 season to introduce the first annual "STEM Day at the Zoo" and "Exploration Stations."
 
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March 2, 2017:
 
Crews at the DOE Idaho Site Complete Significant Waste Retrieval Milestone
For more than 20 years, a gigantic building – covering seven acres of land at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho site – has been the temporary storage location for hundreds of thousands of containers filled with radioactively contaminated materials. 
 

 
2016
 
October 26, 2016:
 
Idaho Site earns Governor's Award for Leadership in Energy Efficiency
The Idaho Governor’s Office of Energy and Mineral Resources has selected the Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory as the recipient of the 2016 Governor's Award for Leadership in Energy Efficiency.
 

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September 20, 2016:
 
Crews at the DOE Idaho Site Complete Buried Cleanup Accomplishment
Crews with Fluor Idaho, LLC, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Idaho Site have completed a significant cleanup accomplishment that further protects the underlying Snake River Plain Aquifer, the primary drinking and irrigation water source for more than 300,000 Idahoans.
 

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June 1, 2016:
 
Fluor Idaho Begins Operations at DOE's Idaho Site
Operational responsibilities for environmental management work at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho Operations Office were transitioned to Fluor Idaho, LLC today, marking the start of a five-year contract to support cleanup at the Department’s Idaho site.
 
 

 

 
 
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