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SCE Awards San Onofre Spent Fuel Strategic Plan Contract to North Wind

Jun 13, 2019

June 13, 2019 Media Contact: John Dobken, (626) 302-2255 ROSEMEAD, Calif., June 13, 2019 — Southern California Edison (SCE) today awarded a consulting contract to North Wind, Inc. to develop a strategic plan that will assess the feasibility of relocating spent nuclear fuel at the San Onofre nuclear plant...

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MOAB Project Celebrates Safety Milestone

Jun 5, 2019

Kudos to the NW Moab Project team!!! Press release from DOE:(Grand Junction, CO) ― The U.S. Department of Energy’s Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project hit a major milestone last week achieving 1,000 work days without a lost-time injury or illness as defined by the Occupational Safety...

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Secretary Perry Visits NW Project

May 15, 2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Under Secretary for Science Paul Dabbar visited Oak Ridge in early May 2019, where they learned about a partnership between Environmental Management and the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science to identify effective and affordable solutions for mercury cleanup that can be used...

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UMTRA Project Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Shipping

Apr 30, 2019

This month marks the 10th anniversary of the first rail shipment of radioactive tailings from the “Pile” near the banks of the Colorado River – North Wind Portage has been DOE’s prime contractor for 7.5 of those 10 years and has safely removed and placed over 7 million tons...

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20th Anniversary Celebration Highlights WIPP’s Vital Role in EM Cleanup

Apr 26, 2019

April 2019 marks 20 years since the first shipment of defense transuranic (TRU) waste arrived at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) for permanent disposal. The WIPP site is a geologic repository located in the Chihuahua Desert 26 miles southeast of Carlsbad, New Mexico and the only operating geological repository...

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2019 Boise St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Apr 1, 2019

Tickets Now Available for the 2019 Boise St. Jude Dream Home®Giveaway!

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North Wind Group Names James Furr, PG, PMP, New Chief Information Officer

Mar 27, 2019

North Wind Group recently appointed James (Jim) Furr, Professional Geologist (PG), Project Management Professional (PMP), to Chief Information Officer (CIO). He will remain President of North Wind Services, LLC, a North Wind Group subsidiary, in addition to his new CIO responsibilities. The Information Technology (IT) organization has been restructured...

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North Wind Launches New Guam Office

Mar 4, 2019

North Wind Group is excited to announce the opening of a new office in Hagåtña, Guam. The event was commemorated with an exciting and well-attended open house and partner outreach on February 7th. North Wind is committed to working in the Pacific Rim. With offices and staff in Hawaii,...

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Oak Ridge Contractor Earns 97 Percent of Fee for Yearlong Period

Jan 29, 2019

Kudos to North Wind Solutions and the TWPC project team! The project was recognized for “excellent” performance and featured in the DOE EM Update Newsletter on January 29, 2019, in the EM Update | Vol. 11, Issue 4 OAK RIDGE, Tenn. – North Wind Solutions, which operates EM Oak...

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