Perma-Fix Gets Waste Treatment Deal from U.S. Navy
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a waste treatment services contract valued at approximately $9 million, including option periods, from the Department of the Navy, NAVSUP-Fleet Logistics Center-Norfolk, Norfolk Naval Shipyard Maritime Industrial Division.
Under this contract, Perma-Fix will provide transportation, treatment and disposal of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (NNPP) generated mixed wastes from across the U.S. The base term of the contract is one year, with options that would extend it to May 2019.
Dr. Louis F. Centofanti, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Perma-Fix said, “Perma-Fix has provided waste treatment services for over 10 years to the Naval Nuclear Program in support of our Country’s defense efforts. Winning the competitive bid and retaining this work enables us to continue our relationship with NNPP in support of their important missions.”
For this contract, Perma-Fix will utilize its four mixed waste treatment facilities located in Tennessee, Florida, and Washington to provide treatment services for wastes received from naval installations on both coasts and Hawaii. Perma-Fix’s treatment facilities provide the most comprehensive mixed waste treatment capabilities in the U.S. and are specifically suited to manage wastes generated by the NNPP.
Press Release, June 13, 2014; Image: Perma-Fix