Site Contract

Since the beginning of the U.S. Department of Energy's involvement at West Valley, the Department has utilized a Management and Operating (M&O) Contract strategy.

West Valley Nuclear Services Company ( WVNSCO)
Since the inception of the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP), the U.S Department of Energy has utilized a Management and Operating (M&O) Contract strategy to manage Project activities. The original M&O contract was awarded to West Valley Nuclear Services Company (WVNSCO) (a wholly owned subsidiary of Westinghouse and subsequently Washington Group International) in 1982. WVNSCO continued to manage the WVDP under contract extensions until 2007.

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West Valley Environmental Services (WVES)
In mid 2007 the Department awarded a new performance basded contract to West Valley Environmental Services (WVES). WVES, a consortium of four companies including Washington Group, Parallax, Jacobs Engineering, and ETC was awarded a four year contract to perform activities necessary to achieve an interim end state as defined by a performance based work statement. The current contract requires WVES to perform waste management, decontamination, deactivation, disposition of facilities, and infrastructure activities at WVDP.

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CH2M HILL B&W West Valley, LLC
The Department of Energy (DOE) awarded a contract to CH2M Hill-B&W West Valley of Englewood, Colorado, for the Phase I Decommissioning and Facility Disposition activities at the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP). Key components of the contract include; performance of waste management, decontamination, deactivation, and disposition of facilities, and infrastructure/landlord activities at the site. The contract is a performance-based, cost-plus-award-fee, completion type contract with cost and schedule incentives.