TITLE

BECHTEL SAIC OUSTED AT YUCCA

AUTHOR(S)
Illia, Tony
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);12/29/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 52, pP8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Bechtel SAIC Corp. LLC was ousted as the manager of the U.S. Department of Energy's nuclear waste depository project at Yucca Mountain in Las Vegas, Nevada in 2008. The speculated reasons for the replacement of Bechtel SAIC by USA Repository Services are presented. It is cited that the project would hold up to 77,000 tons of high-level radioactive waste placed at 121 temporary sites in 39 states. The Department of Energy reported that the labor workforce decreased from 2,750 about four years ago to the current 1,700 workers.
ACCESSION #
36293299

 

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