WVDP employs video tech to improve waste tank inspection 

Olean Times Herald — March 13, 2024

WEST VALLEY — Federal Department of Energy crews completed a virtual inspection of an underground tank that once stored liquid waste from spent fuel reprocessing operations at the West Valley Demonstration Project in the 1960s and ’70s. 

The work is part of an ongoing effort by DOE and its West Valley cleanup contractor CH2M HILL BWXT West Valley, LLC (CHBWV), to better characterize residual waste, including sludge sampling and analysis. The results of the analyses will help determine disposition alternatives for the remaining content in the tank. 

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