January 6, 2023 — Olean Times Herald
The West Valley Demonstration Project was among the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) sites highlighted for their major accomplishments and environmental cleanup progress over the past calendar year.
In 2022, West Valley began the deconstruction of the Main Plant Process Building and removal of the last ancillary support structure (Load‐In Facility), both 2022 priorities, and completing the Permeable Treatment Wall Soil and Structure Removal Project.
Bryan C. Bower, WVDP Project Director, said the site’s dedicated workforce completing the safe and deliberate deactivation of the remaining cells inside the Main Plant Process Building paves the way for the next chapter of cleanup at the site — its controlled demolition.
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