The clean out of the Laboratory and second floor of Building A is now complete. The combustible walls in both Buildings A and B have been removed. The utility clean-out in Building B continues. See NTCRA Progress for photos showing Building C before and after clean-out.
Work inside the NMI buildings continues, such as removal of interior vacuum lines from buildings A, B, D, and D; removal of non-structural combustible walls in Buildings A and B; removal of interior utilities such as electrical conduits, process piping, non-process piping and ductwork; and removal of remaining equipment. See NTCRA Progress for photo of Building C Utility Removal.
The scope of work for the Tank House and Wastewater Treatment Area Work Plan was completed on January 29, 2014. See NTCRA PROGRESS for progress photos.
High Hazard work has been suspended pending evaluation of findings from the initial work preparations.
Building Stabilization activities continue. Expecting off-site shipping to resume early spring 2014.
While the site will be closed over the holidays (with security in full force), crews have begun implementation of the High Hazard work by setting up work zones and preparations to begin demolition work after the first of the year.
EPA provided approval of the Tank House Plan, RTC Tank House Work Plan V3 092413.pdf, 1OCT13 prior to the partial government shutdown. Decommissioning activities pursuant to the approved plan commenced on site this month.
Waste shipment continued for a brief period in late September and early October, shipping 16 intermodal containers off-site for disposal. Off-site waste shipment will resume again in mid-November.
Over 1000 tons in 114 containers have been shipped off-site for disposal as of Friday, August 9, 2013.
As of Wednesday, July 10th, 2013, a total of one hundred containers packed with waste for off-site disposal were sent from the NMI site. Waste shipment off site will continue, although shipment off site will pause from mid July to early August while crews stockpile more waste material.
Last updated on June 18, 2013