Team led by BWX subsidiary receives $4.7 billion DOE contract
- October 13, 2017
A team led by a subsidiary of Lynchburg-based BWX Technologies Inc. has been awarded an approximately $4.7 billion contract to provide liquid waste services at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site.
Savannah River EcoManagement, LLC (SRE) includes BWXT Technical Services Group Inc., Bechtel National Inc. and Honeywell International Inc.
The liquid waste services include but are not limited to: operations of existing radioactive liquid waste facilities for storage, treatment, stabilization, and disposal of waste; waste removal from tanks and tank closures; construction of additional saltstone disposal units; operation of the Salt Waste Processing Facility after facility commissioning, startup, and one year of operation; and liquid waste program and regulatory support.
The period of performance includes a base period of seven years (including a transition period of 90 days) and an option period of three years.
The mission of the DOE Environmental Management program involves environmental cleanup from five decades of nuclear weapons development and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.