The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a contract for the remaining environmental cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) to URS | CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC.

DOE-SealOAK RIDGE – As part of its ongoing commitment to cleaning up the legacy of the Cold War at sites across the weapons complex, the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a contract for the remaining environmental cleanup at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) to URS | CH2M Oak Ridge, LLC. The $2.2 billion contract will complete cleanup and provide support functions at ETTP, while supporting local jobs and area small businesses.

“Today’s contract announcement means that we can continue to meet our commitments to the state of Tennessee and surrounding community to clean up the legacy of the Cold War,” said DOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management Ines Triay.

The estimated award value is $2,239,694,000, which includes an initial five-year term with a four year option. The contractor will complete the cleanup of ETTP, while performing ongoing Environmental Management (EM) missions such as facility surveillance and maintenance and various waste management operations at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Y-12 National Security complex. Sixty percent of the total contract value is expected to be subcontracted, with half of that going to small business.

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Source: U.S. Department of Energy
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