In this week's report, Savannah River Site officials say a "very, very small" portion of the workforce elected not to get the COVID vaccine, resulting in some retirements, resignations or terminations. A change in the way the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) counts waste volume shifts the repository from being half full to only a third full. At Hanford, the Tank Side Cesium Removal (TSCR) system moves from testing to operations. And a protest has been filed in the $8.3 billion contract award to UCOR for cleanup of the Oak Ridge Reservation.
Plus, you'll enjoy an interview with Dr. Harold Conner, whose 50-year career went full circle from plant manager at the Oak Ridge Gaseous Diffusion Plant to a director in the world's first cleanup of a gaseous diffusion complex.