2016 Bulletin

 

FY2014 Bulletin

January 4, 2016

ECA Update 12-23-15 – December 23, 2015, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Oversight News Vol 1 No 9final – Winter 2015, Newsletter of the KY environmental oversite of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site
ECA Update 12-28-15 – December 28, 2015, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
DOE EM 2015 Year in Review – Paducah – DOE 2015 Year in Review of the Paducah site
ECA Update 12-30-15 – December 30, 2015, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-4-16 – January 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

January 14, 2016

KY Approval of Landfill Report – KY approval of C-404 Hazardous Waste Landfill 2015 Semiannual Groundwater Report
KY Comments on Water Policy Study – KY comments on the Water Policy Area Screening Study Report for the Five-Year Review of Remedial Actions at PGDP
ECA Update 1-6-16 – January 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Review of Community Relations Plan – KY completes review of Community Relations Plan for PGDP
Naturally Connected Digest 1-7-16 – January 7, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
KY Waste Permit Modification – KY granting change of operational control of the Hazardous Waste Management Facility Permit at PGDP
ECA Update 1-8-16 – January 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-8-16(2)  - January 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-11-16 – January 11, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-13-16 – January 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

January 25, 2016

Lawmakers hopeful about lifting decades – January 15, 2016, Paducah Sun article about lawmakers lifting moratorium on nuclear power plant construction in Kentucky
ECA Update 1-15-16 – January 15, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 1-15-16 – January 15, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 1-19-16 – January 19, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 1-21-16 – January 21, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 1-22-16 – January 22, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-22-16 (2) – January 22, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-25-16 – January 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

February 3, 2016

ECA Update 1-27-16 – January 27, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EM Update 1-28-16 – January 28, 2016, DOE Office of Environmental Management update covering stories of interest across the DOE complex
ECA Update 1-29-16 – January 29, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 1-29-16 – January 29, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 2-1-16 – February 1, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Demolition ramping up at gaseous diffusion plant – January 31, 2016, Paducah Sun article about demolition work at the PGDP site
KY Request for SWMU 4 – KY request for additional work be performed on SWMU 4 at the Paducah site

February 11, 2016

ECA Update 2-3-16 – February 3, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 2-4-16 – February 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 2-4-16 – February 4, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
DOE has safely and efficiently removed and shipped nearly 100 – February 5, 2016, DOE Office of Environmental Management press release about removal of transformer oil at the PGDP site
ECA Update 2-5-16 – February 5, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Calloway Middle School wins 1st at Science Bowl – February 7, 2016, Paducah Sun article about local middle schools competing in DOE’s West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl
ECA Update 2-8-16 – February 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 2-10-16 – February 10, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
PCB oil removed using a unique approach – February 11, 2016, Paducah Sun article about removal of transformer oil at the PGDP site
Feds request hike in cleanup funds for Paducah plant – February 11, 2016, Paducah Sun article about the President’s FY17 DOE budget request

February 25, 2016

Naturally Connected Digest 2-11-16 – February 11, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 2-12-16 – February 12, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 2-16-16 – February 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 2-18-16 – February 18, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 2-22-16 – February 22, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 2-23-16 – February 23, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Bill to repeal nuclear ban heads for vote – February 25, 2016, Paducah Sun article on KY bill lifting the ban on nuclear facilities in the state
ECA Update 2-25-16 – February 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EPA C-400 VI Study Request - EPA request for information concerning the C-400 vapor intrusion study

March 2, 2016

Naturally Connected Digest 2-25-16 – February 25, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 2-25-16 – February 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Official – February 26, 2016, Press article about nuclear waste possibly dumped in Kentucky illegally
EPA Approval of BG SMUs 5&6 Proposed Plan – EPA approval of Burial Grounds Operable Unit SWMUs 5&6 Proposed Plan
ECA Update 2-29-16 – February 29, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Paducah Site Modernizes Equipment – EM Update article about groundwater contamination treatment equipment update
ECA Update 3-1-16 – March 1, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Lockheed Martin to pay – March 2, 2016, Paducah Sun article about Lockheed Martin settlement payment to resolve lawsuit
EPA Report Acknowledgement – EPA receipt acknowledgement of Water Policy Area Vapor Intrusion Screening Study Report

March 9, 2016

ECA Update 3-3-16 – March 3, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Comments on Steam Injection Study – KY comments on Treatability Study Report for the C-400 Phase IIB Steam Injection
EPA Conditions on Northeast Plume Action – EPA conditions on Work Plan for NE Plume Action
Naturally Connected Digest 3-4-16 – March 4, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 3-4-16 – March 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EPA Comments on SW Plume SWMUs – EPA comments on SW Plume SWMUs 211A and 211B Report
EPA Comments on Steam Injection Study – EPA comments on C-400 Phase IIb Steam Injection Treatability Study
EPA Comments on Site Management Plan – EPA comments on PGDP Site Management Plan for FY 2016
ECA Update 3-7-16 – March 7, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Approval of Water Policy Report – KY approval of Water Policy Vapor Intrusion report for Five-Year Review
KY approval of NE Plume Work Plan – KY approval of NE Plume Remedial Action Work Plan
KY Concurrence to Burial Grounds Proposed Plan – KY concurrence to the Burial Grounds SWMUs 5&6 Proposed Plan
KY Comments to NE Plume Work Plan – KY comments to NE Plume Quality Assurance Project Plan
ECA Update 3-9-16 – March 9, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

March 16, 2016

ECA Update 3-9-16 – March 9, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Approval of Extension Request – KY approval of C-733 Waste Oil and Chemical Storage Facility Closure extension request
Naturally Connected Digest 3-10-16 – March 10, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 3-11-16 – March 11, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Comments on SW Plume – KY comments on report for SW Plume SWMUs 211 A&B
ECA Update 3-14-16 – March 14, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Concurrence on Soils Report – KY concurrence on Soils RI report for SWMU 27
ECA Update 3-15-16 – March 15, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

March 24, 2016

KY Acknowledges Receipt of Notice – KY acknowledges receipt of SWMUs 211 A&B final characterization notice
ECA Update 3-17-16 – March 17, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 3-17-16 – March 17, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
EPA Acknowledges Receipt of Notice – EPA receipt of SWMUs 211 A&B final characterization notice
EPA Concurrence of Addendum – EPA concurrence of Soils Operable Unit RI report for SWMU 27 at PGDP site
ECA Update 3-18-16 – March 18, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 3-21-16 – March 21, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Response to C-400 Addendum – KY acceptance for C-400 Building Vapor Intrusion Study Addendum
EPA Response to C-400 Addendum – EPA acceptance for C-400 Building Vapor Intrusion Study Addendum
ECA Update 3-23-16 – March 23, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Acknowledges Update – KY acknowledges receipt of 2015 Site Treatment Plan Annual Update

April 1, 2016

Naturally Connected Digest 3-24-16 – March 24, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 3-25-16 – March 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EPA Comments on Northeast Plume Plan – EPA comments on Quality Assurance Project Plan for the Northeast Plume Interim Remedial Action
ECA Update 3-28-16 – March 28, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 3-31-16 – March 31, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 3-31-16 – March 31, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin

DOE offering gaseous diffusion plant tours – April 1, 2016, Paducah Sun article outlining upcoming public tours of the PGDP site

April 8, 2016

DOE tours offer glimpse into site – April 3, 2016, Paducah Sun article about public tours of the PGDP site
ECA Update 4-4-16 – April 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Oversight News Vol 1 No 10final – Spring 2016, Newsletter of Kentucky’s Environmental Oversight of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP)
ECA Update 4-5-16 - April 5,2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-6-16 – April 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-8-16 – April 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

April 18, 2016

Naturally Connected Digest 4-8-16 – April 8, 2016, , KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 4-11-16 – April 11, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-12-16 – April 12, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-13-16 – April 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-13-16 (2) – April 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-14-16 – April 14, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 4-14-16 – April 14, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 4-18-16 – April 18, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

April 25, 2016

ECA Update 4-19-16 – April 19, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-20-16 – April 20, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 4-20-16 (2) – April 20, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 4-21-16 – April 20, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 4-22-16 – April 22, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
April 2016 Advocate Newsletter  - April 2016, Newsletter from the Oak Ridge Site Specific Advisory Board

May 4, 2016

ECA Update 4-25-16 – April 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Area students to compete at DOE National Science Bowl – April 24, 2016, Paducah Sun article about local students competing in the DOE National Science Bowl
KY Concurrence with Soils Report – KY concurrence with Soils Operable Unit RI report
ECA Update 4-27-16 – April 27, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
DOE issues request for cleanup – April 29, 2016, Paducah Sun article about DOE issuing a draft request for proposal for deactivation and remediation services at the PGDP site
DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal – April 28, 2016, DOE press release about issuing a draft request for proposal for deactivation and remediation services at the PGDP site
ECA Update 4-29-16 – April 29, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 4-28-16 – April 28, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
Local officials praise long cleanup contract – May 2, 2016, Paducah Sun article about the effect of a longer cleanup contract length at the PGDP site has on the community
ECA Update 5-3-16 – May 3, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

May 26, 2016

ECA Update 5-6-16 – May 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
DOE adds tours of Paducah plant – May 8, 2016, Paducah Sun Article about public tours offered of the PGDP site
ECA Update 5-9-16 – May 9, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA April-May Bulletin 2016 – April/May 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 5-13-16 – May 13, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 5-16-16 – May 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EM Update 5-16-16 – May 16, 2016, DOE Office of Environmental Management bulletin
KY Permit Modification – KY notice of Permit Modification for the Hazardous Waste Facility Permit by DOE
EPA Community Relations Plan Approval – EPA approval of Community Relations Plan comments
EPA Soils Remedial Investigation Approval – EPA approval of addendum to the Soils Operable Unit Remedial Investigation 2
KY Community Relations Plan Concurrence – KY concurrence of Community Relations Plan
ECA Update 5-19-16 – May 19, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Approval of Work Plan for Northeast Plume – KY approval of Remedial Action Work Plan for Optimization of the Northeast Plume Interim Remedial Action
Naturally Connected Digest 5-20-16 – May 20, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
KY Approval of Southwest Plume Report – KY approval of report for SWMUs 211A and 211B of the Southwest Plume
ECA Update 5-23-16 – May 23, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
PACRO mulls how to spend USEC assets – May 24, 2016, Paducah Sun about the Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization meeting discussing how to proceed with funds from the sale of surplus coal at the PGDP site
EPA Comments on Southwest Plume Report – EPA comments on the Southwest Plume SWMUs 211A and 211B report
EPA Comments About Decommissioning Request – EPA comments on decommissioning the C746-A and C-727 facilities at the PGDP site
KY Response to C-400 Work Plan Review – KY response to the expedited review request on the C-400 Vapor Intrusion Study Work Plan

June 6, 2016

EPA Response to C-400 Work Plan Review – EPA responding to expedited review of C-400 Work Plan
KY Response to Decommissioning of PGDP Facilities – KY responding to request to decommission C-746-A and C-727 facilities at PGDP site
ECA Update 5-26-16 – May 26, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 5-27-16 – May 27, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 5-27-16 – KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
KY Approval of C-400 Report – KY approval of C-400 Phase IIb Steam Injection Treatability Study
ECA Update 5-31-16 – May 31, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 6-2-16 – June 2, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

June 13, 2016

ECA Update 6-2-16 – June 2, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Approval of C-410 Report – KY approval of C-410 Removal Action Report
ECA Update 6-6-16 – June 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 6-8-16 – June 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EPA Approval of C-410 Report – EPA approval of C-410 Removal Action Report
EPA Approval of C-400 Report – EPA approval of C-400 Treatability Study Report
C-400 Proposed Plan Resolution – Resolution of dispute of C-400 Proposed Plan
ECA Update 6-9-16 – June 9, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 6-10-16 – June 10, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 6-13-16 – June 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

June 20, 2016

EPA Site Management Plan Request – EPA approval  of Site Management Plan extension request
KY SMP Extension Approval – KY approval of Site Management Plan extension request
Naturally Connected Digest 6-17-16 – KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 6-16-16 – June 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EM Update 6-15-16 – June 15, 2016, DOE Office of Environmental Management bulletin
EPA Comments on Soils Operable Unit – EPA comments on Soils Operable Unit SWMU 229 Remedial Investigation report
KY Comments on Soils Operable Unit – KY comments on Soils Operable Unit SWMU 229 Remedial Investigation report

July 7, 2016

Energy and Environment Cabinet makes two appointments – June 28, 2016, News article about two appointments to the KY Energy and Environment Cabinet
ECA Update 6-23-16 – June 23, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 6-24-16 – June 24, 2016, KY Department for Environmental Protection bulletin
Energy secretary tours plant site – June 30, 2016, Paducah Sun article about KY Secretary of Energy and Environment Cabinet Charles Snavely’s visit to Paducah and PGDP site
KY Five Year Review Comments – KY comments on the Five Year Review for Remedial Actions at PGDP site
ECA Update 7-1-16 – July 1, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 7-1-16 – July 1, 2016, KY Department for Environmental Protection bulletin

July 14, 2016

ECA Bulletin – June - Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY Approval of Landfill Report – KY approval of C-404 Hazardous Waste Landfill groundwater report
ECA Update 7-6-16 – July 6, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 7-8-16 – July 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 7-8-16 – July 8, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
DOE internships provide opportunity for students – July 10, 2016, Paducah Sun article about DOE internships for college students
Marshall physics students research PGDP site – July 11, 2016, Paducah Sun article about local high school physics students working on PGDP site’s effect on the environment
ECA Update 7-12-16 – July 12, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex

July 25, 2016

ECA Update 7-14-16 – July 14, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 7-15-16 – July 15, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 7-18-16 – July 18, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
DOE site tours nostalgic for many – July 19, 2016, Paducah Sun article about public tours at the PGDP site
KY Approves Risk Document – KY approval of methods for conducting risk assessments and evaluations at PGDP
EPA Comments on SWMU Removal – EPA comments on removal of Soils Operable Unit SWMU 27
ECA Update 7-21-16 – July 21, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
DOE Releases Final Request for Proposal – DOE press release announcing issuance of Request for Proposal for PGDP Deactivation and Remediation contract
Naturally Connected Digest 7-21-16 – July 21, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 7-22-16 – July 22, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
KY comments on SWMU Removal – KY comments on removal of Soils Operable Unit SWMU 27

August 5, 2016

KY Approval of C-733 Partial Closure – KY approval of partial closure of C-733 storage tanks
KY Comments on C-400 Study Work Plan – KY comments concerning the vapor intrusion work plan for C-400 Maintenance Building
ECA Update 7-28-16 – July 28, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
EPA Comments on Water Policy Actions – EPA comments on the addendum to the Five-Year Review for the PGDP Water Policy
ECA Update 7-29-16 – July 29, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 7-29-16 – July 29, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
ECA Update 8-1-16 – August 1, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 8-4-16 – August 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Breaking News Update 8-4-16 – August 4, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 8-4-16 – August 4, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin

August 23, 2016

EPA Comments on C-400 Vapor Study – EPA comments on the Work Plan for the C-400 Vapor Intrusion Study
ECA Update 8-8-16 – August 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
ECA Update 8-10-16 – August 10, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 8-11-16 – August 11, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin
EPA Review Extension for Site Mgmt Plan – EPA 30-day extension for review of the Site Management Plan
KY Review Extension for Site Mgmt Plan – KY 30-day extension for review of the Site Management Plan
ECA Update 8-16-16 – August 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance bulletin covering stories of interest to areas related to the DOE complex
Naturally Connected Digest 8-18-16 – August 18, 2016, KY Department of Environmental Protection bulletin

September 26, 2016

KY SMP Review Extension Request – KY extension request for review time of the 2016 Site Management Plan
KY Approval of Waste Determination – KY approval of SWMU 4 waste determination in accordance with Burial Grounds RI/FS
Paducah leaders urge DOE for 10 – September 15, 2016, Paducah Sun article about Paducah city leaders urging DOE for longer contract period
ECA Update 9-16-16 – September 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering DOE summary of public input report and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
ECA Update 9-19-16 – September 19, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Tennessee Senator Alexander promoting nuclear energy, Paducah leaders urge for longer cleanup contract and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
ECA Update 9-21-16 – September 21, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Sec. Moniz promoting using private companies for nuclear waste disposal, virtual tour of Hanford’s waste treatment plant and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
ECA Update 9-23-16 – September 23, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering House committee voting to extend tax credit for nuclear power plants, Fluor Idaho accomplishing waste cleanup and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
EPA C-400 Non-concurrence – EPA issues non-concurrence for milestone modification request for submittal of Proposed Plan for C-400 Cleaning Building

October 05, 2016

KY Denial of Modification Request – KY denial of milestone modification request for the revised Proposed Plan for the C-400 Cleaning building
ECA Update 9-27-16 – September 27, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Whitney departing DOE-EM, the Pentagon declassifies some nuclear weapons data and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
Fall Grand Hunt brings best retrievers to region – September 24, 2016, Paducah Sun article about the 2016 Hunting Retrievers Club Fall Grand Hunt held at the West Kentucky Wildlife Management Area
ECA Update 9-28-16 – September 28, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering the U.S. Senate passing funding bill to avoid a shutdown
ECA Update 9-30-16 – September 30, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Piketon cleanup continuing, DOE extending contract to operate depleted uranium hexafluoride conversion plants and other articles of interest about the DOE complex
ECA Update 10-3-16 – October 3, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Russia’s withdrawal from plutonium disposal treaty, Savannah River site beginning down-blend plutonium operation and other articles of interest about the DOE complex

October 25, 2016

ECA Update 10-5-16 – October 5, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering WIPP plans will go on even if Russia quits plutonium deal, U.S. wants to build Idaho Facility for warships’ nuclear waste, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
KY Approval of Northeast Plume Waste Determination – KY approval of investigation-derived waste generated during the Northeast plume optimization project for landfill disposal.
ECA Update 10-11-16 – October 11, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Los Alamos to end radioactive on-site waste disposal, DOE releasing Request for Proposal for Oak Ridge Office of Environmental Management Technical Support Services, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 10-13-16 – October 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering U. S. Air Force carrying out mock nuclear bomb tests in Nevada desert, the Manhattan Project’s Hanford unit celebrates NPS Centennial, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 10-17-16 – October 17, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering part of WIPP closing over employee safety concerns, uranium conversion potential for Wyoming, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 10-21-16 – October 21, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering DOE completes legacy waste cleanup at four sites in Los Alamos canyon, government to pay Dairyland $73.5 M for nuclear storage, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
DOE site tours attract visitors from across U.S. – October 24, 2016, Paducah Sun article about the success of PGDP public tours.
DOE project strengthens treatment of groundwater – October 25, 2016, Paducah Sun article about updates in treatment of groundwater contamination at the PGDP site.

November 10, 2016

ECA Update 10-25-16 – October 25, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering the end of Hanford cleanup project, groundwater treatment advances at Paducah, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
EPA Suspension of Tri-Party Revision Activities – EPA concurrence of suspension of FY2016 Site Management Plan annual revision activities
KY Site Management Plan Resolution – KY request for resolution of FY2016 site Management Plan
ECA Update 10-28-16 – October 28, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering DOE seeking modification for WIPP, tests reveal odd chemical at DOE Idaho site, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 10-31-16 – October 31, 2016, Energy communities Alliance update covering DOE’s release of a Draft Request for Information on private initiatives to develop interim storage facilities.
KY Burial Grounds Report Comments – KY submittal of comments on the Remedial Investigation report for the Burial Grounds Operable Unit SWMU 4.
ECA Update 11-2-16 – November 2, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering issue of their October Bulletin, and DOE and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control agree on SRS liquid waste.
ECA Update 11-7-16 – November 7, 2016, Energy communities Alliance update covering WIPP confirms rock fall, Hanford total cleanup cost will not be released, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 11-9-16 – November 9, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering ECA’s post-election analysis, DOE to hold public meeting on legacy waste cleanup, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.

December 01, 2016

EPA Soils Report Conditional Concurrence – EPA conditional concurrence with the Soils RI report for SWMU 229
EPA Water Policy Conditional Concurrence – EPA conditional concurrence with Water Policy actions to the Five-Year Review
EPA C400 Work Plan Conditional Concurrence – EPA conditional concurrence of the C-400 Vapor Intrusion Study Work Plan
KY Vapor Intrusion Approval – KY approval of C-400 Vapor Intrusion Study Work Plan
ECA Update 11-21-16 – November 21, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering sale of depleted uranium to GLE, anniversary for Manhattan Project National Historical Park, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
KY Water Policy Concurrence – KY concurrence of addendum to the Five-Year Review
ECA Update 11-29-16 – November 29, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Savannah River finishes first phase of Ash Basin cleanup, WIPP close to reopening, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
EPA Deep Soil Mixing Comments – EPA comments on completion report for deep soil mixing of the Southwest Plume
KY Deep Soil Mixing Comments – KY comments on the completion report for deep soil mixing of the Southwest Plume

December 21, 2016

KY Facility Permit Modification Request – KY response to permit modification request for the Hazardous Waste Facility Permit at PGDP site
ECA Update 12-2-16 – December 2, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Walden elected head of House Energy and Commerce Committee, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) seeks public input on material transport, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 12-7-16 – December 7, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering GOP leaders reveal stopgap spending bill, and the 2017 Defense Authorization Act passes House.
KY Landfill Exceedance Response – KY response to the notification of statistically significant exceedance of background at the C-404 Hazardous Waste Landfill at PGDP site.
KY Determination for Deep Soil Mixing – KY agreement of waste determination from Southwest Plume Deep Soil Mixing project at PGDP site.
ECA Update 12-8-16 – December 8, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering appointment of Sue Cange as Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Environmental Management, WIPP anticipation reopening by end of year, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 12-13-16 – December 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering release of their transition priorities and recommendations for the incoming Trump Administration.
ECA Update 12-13-16(2) – December 13, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering Trump pick of Perry for Energy Secretary, Richland, WA nuclear plant barred from shipping waste, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.
ECA Update 12-16-16 – December 16, 2016, Energy Communities Alliance update covering DOE releasing draft plan for a Defense Waste Repository, New Mexico Environment Department completing inspection of WIPP, and other articles of interest about the DOE complex.

 

 

 

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