June 30, 2011 10:54 ET

U.S. Department of Energy Selects CH2M HILL Team for West Valley Follow-On Contract

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - Jun 30, 2011) - CH2M HILL (, a global full-service program management, consulting, design, construction, and operations firm, is pleased to announce that a CH2M HILL led team has been awarded the follow-on West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) contract to carry out the first phase of decommissioning of the site. The contract is set to run for approximately seven years with an anticipated annual funding profile of $60 million. CH2M HILL B&W West Valley, LLC (CHBWV) is made up of CH2M HILL Constructors Inc., Babcock & Wilcox Technical Services Group, Inc., and Environmental Chemical Corporation. CHBWV's small business protégé is American Demolition & Nuclear Engineering, Inc.

"We are honored to be entrusted with the Phase I Decommissioning - Facility Disposition contract and are committed to delivering efficient, measurable progress while following the highest safety standards. We bring a fundamental focus on safety that entails partnering with the workforce," said Ryan Dodd, President and CEO for CHBWV. "We look forward to teaming with the workforce and becoming an active member of the community."

"We are grateful for the Department of Energy's confidence in our ability to deliver on the commitments we made in our proposal. Our entire firm is proud of the men and women who worked so hard to make this result possible," added Mark Fallon, CH2M HILL Nuclear Business Group President. CH2M HILL is also the nuclear operations contractor responsible for material handling and processing operations, spent fuel operations, facility operations and environmental cleanup and decommissioning operations at sites throughout the Nuclear Weapons Complex on behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy.

Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, employee-owned CH2M HILL is a global leader in consulting, design, design-build, operations, and program management for government, civil, industrial and energy clients. The firm's work is concentrated in the areas of water, transportation, environmental, energy, facilities and resources. With US$6.3 billion in revenue and 23,000 employees, CH2M HILL is an industry-leading program management, construction management and design firm, as ranked by Engineering News-Record. Visit us at, and