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2000 News Releases

December 27
HalfPACT Transportation Container Wins Prestigious Hammer Award

December 15
Washington Group Team Wins New Contract

December 15
DOE Announces WIPP Management Contract

December 14
WIPP Selected Charter Member of National Environmental Performance Track Program

December 14
DOE to Hold Public Information Meetings On Proposed Permit Modification

November 27
Department of Energy Competitively Awards Carlsbad Technical Assistance Contract

November 20
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Certifies HalfPACT Transportation Container

October 26
DOE to Hold Public Meetings On Draft Environmental Assessment

October 19
WIPP Receives 100th Shipment

October 13
Second Panel of Disposal Rooms Completed in WIPP Underground

October 12
DOE Competitively Awards Contract for the Management of Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

October 5
Westinghouse Earns Mine Safety Award For Exceptional Underground Operations

October 4
Lawrence O. "Larry" Bailey, Jr., Joins Carlsbad Field Office as Deputy Manager

October 4
George T. Basabilvazo Named Assistant Manager for Development and Research at Carlsbad Field Office

September 22
Carlsbad to become DOE Field Office

August 21
DOE Releasing $20 Million to State of New Mexico 

August 21
Department of Energy Announces Selection of Transportation Contractors at WIPP

August 18
Emergency Response Training Draws Professionals from Seven States

July 26
DOE to Hold Public Information Meetings on Proposed Permit Modification

July 14
Hanford Shipment Arrives Safely at Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

June 9
DOE to Host Workshop to Explore Use of WIPP as 'Next Generation' Underground Laboratory

June 8
Westinghouse to Host Education Fair

June 2
State of Washington Officials Join Department of Energy to Dedicate WIPP Disposal Room

May 31
Stuart E. Hunt Named Carlsbad Area Office Counsel

May 15
DOE Takes Steps to Complete Clean-Up of Argonne by 2003;Schedule for Shipping Waste to WIPP is 'Good News' for Illinois

May 12
Don Haward Joins WIPP as Manager of Radiological Control and Emergency Preparedness

May 11
WIPP Radiological Assistance Team Dispatched to Los Alamos as Precautionary Measure

April 25
Public Invited to Comment on Additional Proposed Modifications to WIPP Hazardous Waste Permit

April 7
DOE, Westinghouse to Hold Public Meetings on Proposed Modifications to WIPP Hazardous Waste Permit

March 22
Westinghouse Names John S. Angelis Manager of Information Resource Management

March 12
Rocky Flats Resumes WIPP Shipments

February 24
DOE, Westinghouse Sponsor Emergency Medical Technician Course

February 23
Carlsbad Area Office Unveils Full-Scale Model of New WIPP Waste Transportation Cask

February 18
Westinghouse Offers $6,400 in College Scholarships to Eddy County Students

February 18
WIPP Personnel Plan Activities For National Engineers Week

February 17
WIPP's Scott Maxwell Earns Environmental Training Certification

February 10
Westinghouse Hires New Attorney at WIPP

February 7
Scientists From Nine Countries to Converge on Carlsbad for Technical Meeting

January 31
Emergency Response Training Draws Professionals From Two States

January 28
Call Center Construction Underway

January 11
Westinghouse Receives High Marks For Management, Operation of WIPP

January 11
Westinghouse Earns Top Award From Quality New Mexico

January 10
WIPP Transportation Exercise to Test Emergency Response Capabilities for Midland-Odessa

January 10
Students Gain Work Experience at WIPP


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