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

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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

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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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Deb Gill
U.S. Department of Energy
Carlsbad Field Office
P.O. Box 3090
Carlsbad, NM 88221-2078 
Phone: (575) 234-7270
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Strategic Communications
Washington TRU Solutions LLC
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Carlsbad, NM 88221-2078 
Phone: (575) 234-7586
Fax: (575) 234-7002
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