2011 News Releases

December 21

WIPP Receives First Remote-Handled Waste Shipment From Sandia Labs

December 13

Carlsbad Field Office Recognized by New Mexico and DOE for Environmental Excellence at WIPP

November 10

Carlsbad Field Office Manager Selected

November 9

WIPP Receives Top Safety Award

November 9

Photos of New WIPP Transportation Exhibit's Debut at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

November 2

New WIPP Transportation Exhibit Opens at the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

October 27

10,000th Shipment Celebrated at WIPP

October 6

DOE Achieves Second TRU Waste Cleanup Goal in Two Weeks

September 28

DOE Announces Major Cold War Legacy Waste Cleanup Milestone

September 23

DOE Completes TRU Waste Cleanup at Bettis

September 15

DOE Hosts German Energy Official, Signs MOU to Share WIPP Information

August 30

WIPP, Carlsbad Host Department of State Conference

August 29

First TRUPACT-III Shipment Arrives Safely at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

August 15

DOE Completes Disposal Operations in Panel 5 of the WIPP Underground

August 2

WIPP Uses Recovery Act Funding to Reduce Nuclear Waste Footprint

July 13

WIPP Opens the Door to Energy Exploration for Middle School Science Programs

July 1

DOE Completes Cleanup at New York, California Sites

June 30

DOE Awards Non-Competitive Financial Assistance to the Western Governors' Association and the State of New Mexico

June 14

CBFO Names Randy Unger Director of Quality Assurance

June 3

WIPP Takes International Approach

May 18

Low Background Radiation Experiment Yields Interesting Preliminary Results

April 22

Greater-Than-Class C Low-Level Radioactive
Waste Hearings Set

April 1

DOE Issues Draft Request for Proposals Seeking Contractor to Manage, Operate Waste Isolation Pilot Plant

March 30

DOE Seeks Trucking Services for Transuranic Waste Shipments

March 28

WIPP Marks 12 Years of Operations

March 3

WIPP Monitoring Program Ensures Worker Safety

January 11

Reconstruction of WIPP South Access Road Complete

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