DOE awards Hanford cleanup contract worth up to $10 billion
HANFORD, Wash. — The U.S. Department of Energy on Thursday awarded a cleanup contract worth up to $10 billion over 10 years.
The Central Plateau Cleanup Contract was awarded to a team of companies — AECOM Management Services, Inc. from Germantown, Maryland, Fluor Federal Services, Inc. from Greenville, South Carolina and Atkins Nuclear Secured, LLC from Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
The new contract will replace the current contract held by CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company, which is set to expire by September 30, 2020.
According to the Department of Energy, the purpose of the new contract is to “conduct the safe, secure, compliant, and cost effective environmental cleanup of select portions of the Hanford Site.”