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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Department of Energy Awards Task Order for Elemental Mercury Long-Term Management and Storage
Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 10:49:29 -0500
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https://www.energy.gov/em/articles/doe-awards-task-order-elemental-mercury-long-term-management-and-storage

DOE Awards Task Order for Elemental Mercury Long-Term Management and Storage
12/10/2019 03:26 PM EST

The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is issuing a task order for a lease for storage space as a DOE facility

DOE AwCincinnati -- The Office of Environmental Management (EM) is issuing a task order for a lease for storage space as a DOE facility for the long-term management and storage of elemental mercury to address DOEČ??s responsibility as required by Section 5 of the Mercury Export Ban Act of 2008, as amended by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. This lease supports storage of up to 6,800 metric tons (7,480 tons) of elemental mercury in existing buildings at the Waste Control Specialists LLC (WCS) site near Andrews, Texas.

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