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Navajo Nation: Cleaning Up Abandoned Uranium Mines

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Opportunities for Cleaning up Abandoned Uranium Mines on or near Navajo Nation

This page lists contract opportunities with EPA and resources for abandoned uranium mine (AUM) cleanup work on Navajo Nation.

The Response Assessment and Evaluation Services Contract

The Response, Assessment and Evaluation Services (RAES) contract was awarded on October 11, 2017, and the scope of work includes site assessment of the abandoned uranium mines.  News Release

Cove Road Construction Contract

EPA Region 9 awarded Navajo-owned Clawson Excavating Inc. a contract worth $918,911 to improve a local access road on the Navajo Nation, paving the way for critical abandoned uranium mine cleanups. Clawson Excavating Inc. will construct improvements to an unmaintained access road in rural Cove, Ariz. Clawson Excavating Inc., a small, Navajo-woman-owned business, will have seven employees working on this contract performing 100% of the work. News Release

Upcoming Opportunities

An upcoming contract opportunity is the: Abandoned Mine Response and Construction Services (AMRCS) contract. The AMRCS contract is currently in the acquisition planning stage and the scope of work includes remediation and construction at abandoned uranium mines (more information).

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