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  GAO-06-77R, Department of Energy: Preliminary Information on the Potential for Columbia River Contamination from the ...
DOE and its contractors disposed of this waste in various facilities including trenches, ponds, wells into which waste was pumped, and underground structures known as cribs that allow the waste to percolate to the soil.
In 2004, DOE reported that, based on groundwater samples, the chemical barrier for dealing with chromium was not fully effective, and that the hazardous form of chromium was detected beyond the barrier and close to the river.
DOE's approach for addressing a uranium plume near the city of Richland by relying on natural attenuation is failing to control the migration of uranium to the river.
www.gao.gov /htext/d0677r.html   (6062 words)

 Technical Approach to Groundwater Restoration (TAGR)
DOE identifies and addresses the disproportionately high and adverse human health or environmental effects of its programs, policies, and activities on minority populations and low-income populations.
Recharge to the uppermost aquifer is principally from infiltration of precipitation and snowmelt.
The alluvial aquifer is recharged by seepage from the Dolores River upstream and by precipitation.
www.lm.doe.gov /documents/3_pro_doc/guidance/gw/peis/umtra_3.htm   (8550 words)

 EPA: Federal Register: Record of Decision, Shutdown of the River Water System at the Savannah River Site, Savannah ...
DOE would conduct no maintenance or surveillance on the RWS, with the exception of the L-Lake dam, which would be maintained until the Lake's water level returned to the original Steel Creek stream bed in approximately 10 years.
DOE has concluded the amount and uncertainty in shutdown implementation costs suggest the RWS should continue to be operated while DOE monitors RWS operating and maintenance costs to determine when continued operation becomes too costly.
DOE considers continued operation of the RWS to be environmentally preferable in the short-term because L-Lake remain as a lake with its ecology unaffected.
www.epa.gov /fedrgstr/EPA-IMPACT/1998/January/Day-28/i1947.htm   (7563 words)

 Doe River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It flows to the east of Fork Mountain; the Little Doe River flows by it to the west.
Just before its mouth into the Watauga River in the Carter County seat of Elizabethon it is crossed in the downtown area of that city by a renowned covered bridge.
The valley of the Doe is subject to frequent and severe flooding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Doe_River   (218 words)

 Vol. 61 No. 114 Wednesday, June 12, 1996 p 29744 (Notice)
DOE invites the public, organizations, and agencies to present oral or written comments concerning (1) the scope of the EIS, (2) the issues the EIS should address, and (3) the alternatives the EIS should analyze.
DOE also invites agencies, organizations, and the general public to present oral comments pertinent to the preparation of this EIS at the public scoping meeting on the date indicated above.
DOE is committed to providing opportunities for the involvement of interested individuals and groups in this and other DOE planning activities; consequently, DOE will give equal consideration to all comments.
www.eh.doe.gov /nepa/noi/96jun12.htm   (1434 words)

 DOE - NNSA/NSO -- EM Strontium-90 Sensor Project - Hanford
Strontium-90 contamination of ground water is an important issue for the Department of Energy (DOE), especially at Washington State's Hanford Site where N-Reactor operations have resulted in a plume of 90Sr in the near surface groundwater that is continually released into the Columbia River.
DOE is planning to remediate this plume with the objective of reducing the amount of 90Sr entering the Columbia River.
In order to assess the effectiveness of the remediation effort and to verify the reduction of the 90Sr levels entering the river, it is imperative to compare 90Sr levels before and after remediation begins.
www.nv.doe.gov /emprograms/environment/technology/amsi/strontium.htm   (502 words)

 Doe River Gorge Ministries, Inc. - Railroad
An entirely cut-and-fill route had to be blasted through the gorge above the rushing Doe River, hugging narrow ledges, squeezing through tight tunnels and crossing the river several times - an amazing civil engineering feat at the time.
The Doe River Gorge was the scenic centerpiece of a trip on the line.
Doe River Gorge Ministries was formed and acquired the gorge property in 1987.
www.doerivergorge.com /etrr   (935 words)

 Patricia C. McCracken, Case No. VFA-0337, October 1, 1997
Under the DOE’s regulations, a document which is exempted from disclosure under the FOIA shall nonetheless be released to the public whenever the DOE determines that disclosure is not contrary to federal law and is in the public interest.
Therefore, we conclude that BNFL is a contractor for purposes of section 821(b) of the NDAA, and that the joint proposal was properly withheld under Exemption 3.
Moreover, we have been informed by the Savannah River Operations Office that the proposal is not set forth or incorporated by reference in the contract between WSRC and the DOE.
www.oha.doe.gov /cases/foia/vfa0337.htm   (1269 words)

 American Whitewater - NWRI - Doe 2. Gorge: Blevins Bridge on Bear Cage Road to Highway 19E bridge (Hampton)
The area around the Snatcher is pretty congested, requiring a tight eddy turn, ferrying back across the river behind huge boulders, a class III rapid with a hard right turn at the bottom, and ends with a five-foot drop into a pool.
From here you can ferry to far river right to line up for a slide, but there is a bad piton rock at the bottom of the drop.
To avoid the hole, enter the rapid tight against the river left wall, and work towards the middle of the rapid, taking care not to fall off into the far river-left seam.
www.americanwhitewater.org /rivers/id/1742   (2193 words)

 Mark H. McCormack v. Westinghouse Savannah River Company
That is the only alleged discriminatory action for which he seeks relief in his complaint, and Part 708 does not apply to such an alleged action by a contractor that has never employed the complainant.
The DOE believes that contractors should have the managerial discretion to deal with employee disciplinary matters as they deem appropriate, and that contractors with effective employee protection programs should have the opportunity to address and resolve complaints of reprisal internally.
The DOE recognizes, however, that in certain instances company procedures are not a substitute for Federal administrative procedures.
www.oha.doe.gov /cases/whistle/dsmccormack.htm   (2393 words)

 Fatal Flooding in Carter County of extreme East Tennessee on January 7-8, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The flood occurred along the upper Doe River, with the communities of Roan Mountain, Hampton, and Valley Forge afflicted.
This was the flood of record for the Doe River, exceeding that of 1901.
The stage of the Doe at Elizabethton was 3 feet at 0300 UTC on the 8
www.srh.noaa.gov /mrx/cflood/doeflood.htm   (1784 words)

 Savannah River
The Savannah River Integrated Team Management Contract was awarded to the Westinghouse Savannah River Company (WSRC) effective October 1, 1996.
To meet this need for tritium, the Department of Energy (DOE) is studying two separate technologies: the use of an existing commercial reactor and the construction and use of a new linear accelerator.
DOE has selected a linear proton accelerator for the production of tritium.
www.nukeworker.com /nuke_facilities/North_America/usa/DOE_Facilities/SRS/index.shtml   (4367 words)

 NETL: News Release - DOE Study Raises Estimates of Coalbed Methane Potential in Powder River Basin
The study, Powder River Basin Coalbed Methane Development and Produced Water Management Study, was prepared by Advanced Resources International of Arlington, VA. The Energy Department's Office of Fossil Energy commissioned the study through its National Energy Technology Laboratory to help federal and state agencies plan for future development of this significant natural gas resource.
The study found that discharging water produced during coalbed methane operations into rivers and streams – a practice currently allowed by state permits since the quality of the water is generally as good as normal drinking water – is the lowest cost option and results in the largest estimates of economically recoverable gas.
The new DOE study also concludes that future coalbed methane operations will require fewer wells than previously estimated by other studies and that the amount of water associated with coalbed methane production in the Powder River Basin may be substantially less than the studies estimated.
www.netl.doe.gov /publications/press/2002/tl_cbm_powderriver.html   (854 words)

 DOE’s ORP oversees largest nuclear waste remediation
ORP was created in 1998 to manage the River Protection Project, which involves the storage, retrieval, treatment and disposal of 53 million gallons of high-level radioactive waste.
Since ORP is part of the larger DOE facility in Richland, ORP employees may have the opportunity to move to RL or to DOE facilities in other parts of the country.
DOE interns are involved in all aspects of the vitrification and environmental cleanup activities at the site.
www.diversitycareers.com /articles/college/sumfall03/dia_doe.htm   (744 words)

 The Cy Crumley Narrow Gauge Scrapbook: Tour 15 - Doe River Gorge
The scenic Doe River Gorge is accessible and viewable by narrow gauge rail today due to the dedicated hard work of ETandWNC enthusiasts and the support of the Doe River Gorge Christian Camp.
On the other side of the river from this point at the Doe River Gorge, folks have built some magnificent cabins for their campers to stay in.
Al, Tim, and Keith at Doe River Gorge during the orientation of Rachel to her new home in the mountains of Northeast Tennessee.
www.johnsonsdepot.com /crumley/tour15.htm   (1427 words)

 Goodspeed's History of Tennessee Carter County 1887
The principal stream in the county is Watauga, which reccives Buffalo Creek and Doe River from the south, and Stony Creek from the north.
The vicinity of Watauga River in Carter County is one of the most historic spots in the state since it was along this stream that the first permanent settlement was made.
Andrew J. Peebles, a minister and farmer, was born in Carter County, January 16, 1829, the son of William and Elizabeth (Sheets) Peebles, the former a native of Carter County, and died in 1875, at the age of eighty-nine.
www.newrivernotes.com /tn/good-cct.htm   (11006 words)

 Dan River Basin Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Martinsville-Henry County Rivers and Trails Group wants you to join the Dan River Basin Association and become acquainted with the region’s recreational resources.
Doe Run Park in Martinsville, Virginia is the site of the Dan River Basin Association’s hike on January 7, hosted by the Martinsville-Henry County Rivers and Trails Group.
Doe Run Park is a wildlife habitat with more than a mile of hiking trails.
www.danriver.org /Doe_Run_Hike.html   (311 words)

 DOE's ORP oversees largest nuclear waste remediation
Although most of their duties involve oversight of the contractors’ work, there is also some research underway in the vitrification area, he notes.
As part of the DOE’s overall diversity effort, which it calls its “human capital initiative,” the demographic statistics of ORP are carefully tracked.
He himself came to ORP from the Savannah River site, where the technology is similar but the geography and demographics are very different.
www.diversitycareers.com /articles/pro/febmar03/dia_doe.htm   (794 words)

 Little Doe River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Little Doe River rises on the southern slope of Yellow Mountain at the confluence Hampton and Sugar Hollow Creeks in Roan Mountain State Park in Carter County just south of the small town of Roan Mountain, Tennessee.
At the settlement of Tiger Valley it is joined by the flow of Tiger Creek and turns north, flowing around the base of Fork Mountain.
Its confluence with the Doe River is found at the town of Hampton.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Little_Doe_River   (155 words)

 Department of Energy - Labs & Technology Centers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory provides an independent evaluation of the ecological effects of DOE's Savannah River Site operations through a program of ecological research, education, and outreach.
The Savannah River National Laboratory is recognized as a world-class center of excellence for the development and application of unique and innovative science and technology solutions.
The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center is a laboratory dedicated to the design, construction and operation of state-of-the-art electron accelerators and related experimental facilities for use in high-energy physics and synchrotron radiation research.
www.energy.gov /organization/labs-techcenters.htm   (756 words)

 C&EN: LATEST NEWS - DOE TOUGHENS SECURITY PLAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abraham said reported incidents of guards sleeping on duty, employees repeatedly losing keys, and other indicators of poor performance at DOE facilities, although rare, were unacceptable and will not be tolerated.
He proposed the new initiatives as well as a new culture where lab staff are free to air their concerns about security to managers without fear of retribution, rather than seek out the news media or the inspector general’s office.
DOE also is investigating the possibility of federalizing its security forces and creating a single, highly specialized elite federal force within the department, rather than relying mostly on contract security forces, as is the case today.
pubs.acs.org /cen/news/8219/8219doelabs.html   (316 words)

 Doe River: Roan Mountain to Watauga River | Tennessee Whitewater Kayaking Routes
Preview: Scenery on the Doe from Roan Mountain to Hampton is extremely spectacular with the steep rock and evergreen fa├žade of Fork Mountain on the west and Cedar Mountain on the east scrambling skyward almost 1,100 feet from the water's edge.
The gorge section is narrow, boulder-clogged, and congested with limited visibility (because of rocks in the stream and occlusion of direct sunlight by surrounding mountains), the river's volume accelerates through tight passages and over drops of up to seven feet.
Emerging from the loop, the Doe passes under US 19E again before running over a wide, technical succession of ledges that are somewhat difficult to scout from the bank.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?TrailID=CGU001-022   (347 words)

 Doe River | Conservation Priorities | British Columbia | Ducks Unlimited Canada
The Doe River landscape is located within the Peace Parkland Biome in northeastern BC.
Several small creeks and rivers, including its namesake, cross the landscape, and the Kiskatinaw River forms its northern boundary.
Ducks Unlimited Canada’s habitat program in the Doe River landscape is focused on securing remaining wetlands and restoring wetlands that have been drained.
www.ducks.ca /province/bc/priorities/peace/doe.html   (183 words)

 Doe River
"The Doe River" series of bamboo flyrods was inspired by my memories of many days of fishing on the Doe River in Tennessee with my friend and confidant R. Todd Burleson.
The Doe River holds one of the finest populations of Wild Trout in the southeast.
The Doe River Series of rods are designed specifically for these types of fishing conditions.
www.jcbyrd-rodsmiths.com /default.asp?key=doe_river   (203 words)

 Doe River Whitewater
The Crabtree to Blevins Bridge on Bear Gauge Road section of Doe River in Carter County is 4.6 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class II-III section of whitewater.
There's whitewater on Doe River - Laurel Fork for all you adrenaline junkies, George Creek is very near and is always a pleasure to visit.
We stock the river every year to make sure the fish are there for the...
www.riverfacts.com /rivers/13056.html   (718 words)

 Bed & Breakfast - The Historic Doe River Inn - Est 1894 East Tennessee
The crossing was made by wagons and men on horseback, thus earning the name of "The Crossover" as is recorded in history.
The Doe River Inn offers more than just bed and breakfast, you can relax in a living room with a fireplace or a room overlooking the river.
Within walking distance of The Doe River Covered Bridge, built in 1894.
www.doeriverinn.com   (161 words)

 Doe River Inn bed and breakfast - Elizabethton, Tennessee. Elizabethton Bed and Breakfast Inns.
Here at Doe River Inn, we offer you a unique bed and breakfast experience unlike any other out there.
The Doe River Inn is the first home on the right.
At the Doe River Inn we rent the entire Inn, Cottage or Carriage House to each guest.
www.bedandbreakfast.com /tennessee-elizabethton-doe-river-inn.html   (468 words)

 River Doe
WHERE IS IT?: This river is the other river that meets in Ingleton to form the River Greta.
After a while the river eases off to a fast grade 4 back to Ingleton (If the river is low then this section will be un runnable and you will need to walk back to the top).
Anyone wanting to do this river should have a recce when the river is very low as you need to know exactly where to go and may not be able to stop when it has water in it.
www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk /doe.htm   (705 words)

The Savannah River Site (SRS) occupies approximately 300 square miles of land adjacent to the Savannah River, principally in Aiken and Barnwell Counties of South Carolina.
The length of Lower Three Runs Creek from the outfall of Par Pond to the Savannah River is approximately 20 miles.
Prior to construction of Par Pond, R Reactor received cooling water directly from the Savannah River and discharged cooling water directly into Lower Three Runs Creek in an area that is now the Hot Arm of Par Pond.
www.sandia.gov /eesector/gs/gc/na/04_sc_savannah_unit35.html   (928 words)

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