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Orano Selected for DOE Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal Contract

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July 13, 2020

Accelerated cleanup of high-risk areas reduces environmental liabilities, resulting in risk reduction and returning land for its projected future use.

BETHESDA, Md., July 13, 2020 – Orano Federal Services (Orano FS), a subsidiary of Orano USA, has been selected by the Department of Energy Environmental Management Office (DOE EM) for the competitively awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Nationwide Deactivation, Decommissioning and Removal (DD&R) contract.

DOE EM will use the contract to acquire DD&R services from the group of selected companies to further DOE’s mission of environmental clean-up at sites across the nation, as well as support other DOE office missions, and could be used to support other federal agencies that may require DOE EM assistance.

“Building on our successful commercial DD&R experience and supported by a strong team of partners, we look forward to supporting DOE in accomplishing this mission,” said Dr. Dorothy Davidson, president of Orano FS.

As the prime on this DD&R contract, Orano is leading an expert team of subcontractors:

  • Arcadis U.S.
  • Banda Group International
  • FE&C
  • NorthStar
  • Parsons
  • Veolia Nuclear Solutions - Federal Services
  • Waste Control Specialists


Orano and NorthStar are also teamed in a commercial joint venture named Accelerated Decommissioning Partners (ADP) and are conducting the expedited removal of shutdown U.S. nuclear energy facilities.

The IDIQ master contract is for 10 years with a total potential value of $3 billion in task orders to be bid under this contract.

About Orano Federal Services: Orano Federal Services combines the capabilities, technologies and resources from multiple Orano companies to serve the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and its subcontractors in all phases of the nuclear fuel cycle. Orano provides key services as an active member in various projects supporting four of DOE’s strategic services: Environmental Management (EM), Nuclear Energy (NE), Office of Science (SC), and National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

About Orano USA: Orano USA is a leading supplier of nuclear fuel materials, used fuel management, decommissioning, decontamination, and radwaste treatment solutions to U.S. commercial and federal customers. Orano USA, through its subsidiary Orano Med, is developing cancer treatments using targeted radio-immunotherapy.

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Orano FS has broad experience in DD&R activities on federal sites and commercial facilities.

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