March 29, 2010

Idaho Delegation Reacts To Doe Cleanup Announcement

Washington, DC - Idaho Senators Mike Crapo and Jim Risch and Congressman Mike Simpson issued the following statement today concerning DOE's selection of the CH2M Hill Newport News Nuclear, LLC Partnership to continue cleanup operations at the DOE's Idaho Site:

"The Idaho Delegation welcomes today's announcement that the CH2M Hill Newport News Nuclear, LLC Partnership has been chosen for the next phase of the AMWTP Project. This announcement shows that the contractor issues for this project have been resolved and that DOE remains committed to the Idaho Settlement Agreement. At the same time, Bechtel BWXT Idaho LLC and its workforce are to be strongly commended for its record in meeting all of the settlement agreement milestones in a safe and compliant manner."