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SM-1A Stakeholder Project Update Archive

As part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' commitment to open and transparent communication, we will be sending stakeholder updates throughout the project.

This page will serve as an archive of the SM-1A stakeholder updates distributed:

01 - January 18, 2019

02 - April 16, 2019

03 - May 3, 2019

04 - July 8, 2019

05- July 22, 2019

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Undated image of SM-1A reactor at Fort Greely, Alaska
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District commander Col. John Litz examines the containment vessel door of the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant April 24, 2019 during a site visit. SM-1A will be decommissioned and dismantled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and in partnership with Fort Greely Garrison and Alaska District. Part of this dismantling and decommissioning effort will involve segregating components of the co-located, still operational steam plant from where the decommissioning will take place.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Electrical Engineer Zachary Sam and Chief of Mechanical Engineering Brent Goering discuss the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant during a site visit Wednesday April 24, 2019. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and Alaska District personnel are working together closely in partnership on the SM-1A decommissioning at Fort Greely in Alaska.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District personnel discuss ongoing planning efforts for the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant during a site tour Thursday April 25, 2019, that included staffers from the offices of Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Paul Young as well as personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and Alaska District and Fort Greely. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
Fort Greely Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Michael Foote introduces SM-1A Project Manager Brenda Barber and Radiological Health Physicist Hans Honerlah from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at an on-post community update meeting Tuesday evening April 23, 2019, where members of the Fort Greely community had an opportunity to learn more about the planning for the decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Radiological Health Physicist Hans Honerlah speaks with a member of the Fort Greely community at an on-post community update meeting Tuesday evening April 23, 2019, where Fort Greely stakeholders had an opportunity to learn more about the planning for the decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Commander Col. John Litz and Alaska District Commander Col. Phillip Borders discuss ongoing planning efforts for the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant during a briefing ahead of a site tour Thursday April 25, 2019, that included staffers from the offices of Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Paul Young as well as personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and Alaska District and Fort Greely. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Radiological Health Physicist Hans Honerlah discusses ongoing planning efforts for the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant during a site tour Thursday April 25, 2019, that included staffers from the offices of Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Paul Young as well as personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and Alaska District and Fort Greely. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Electrical Engineer Zachary Sam talks explains work assessing switch boxes Wednesday April 24, 2019 to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Project Manager Brenda Barber and Baltimore District Commander Col. John Litz at the facility where the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant will take place. Part of the effort will involve segregating components of the co-located, still operational steam plant from where the decommissioning will take place. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and Alaska District personnel are working together closely in partnership on the SM-1A decommissioning at Fort Greely in Alaska.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District Electrical Engineer Zachary Sam and Chief of Mechanical Engineering Brent Goering check out switch boxes Wednesday April 24, 2019 at the facility where the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant will take place. Part of the effort will involve segregating components of the co-located, still operational steam plant from where the decommissioning will take place. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and Alaska District personnel are working together closely in partnership on the SM-1A decommissioning at Fort Greely in Alaska.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District commander Col. John Litz takes a look at the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant's former control panel April 24, 2019. SM-1A, located in Fort Greely, Alaska, where the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant will take place. Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, Fort Greely Garrison and Alaska District personnel are working together closely in partnership on the SM-1A decommissioning at Fort Greely in Alaska.
A plaque signifying the SAFSTOR of the containment vessel of the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant is featured during a site tour April 24, 2019. Located at Fort Greely, the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant is in the planning stage of being decommissioned and dismantled. Part of this effort will involve segregating components of the co-located, still operational steam plant from where the decommissioning will take place. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and Alaska District personnel are working together closely in partnership on the SM-1A decommissioning at Fort Greely in Alaska.
A time capsule, located outside of the containment vessel of the deactivated generator for the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant, is featured during a site tour April 24, 2019. Located at Fort Greely, the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant is in the planning stage of being decommissioned and dismantled. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
A piece of the deactivated generator for the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant is featured during a site tour April 25, 2019. Located at Fort Greely, the SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant is in the planning stage of being decommissioned and dismantled. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
The SM-1A Deactivated Nuclear Power Plant's former control panel is featured during a site tour April 24, 2019. SM-1A, located in Fort Greely, Alaska, will be completely decommission and dismantled by the Baltimore District, with its Radiological Center of Expertise, and in partnership with Fort Greely Garrison and Alaska District personnel. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District Radiological Health Physicist Hans Honerlah discusses ongoing planning efforts for the final decommissioning of the SM-1A deactivated nuclear power plant during a site tour Thursday April 25, 2019, that included staffers from the offices of Alaska Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan and Rep. Paul Young as well as personnel from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District and Alaska District and Fort Greely. The SM-1A project team is committed to transparently sharing accurate information in a timely manner throughout the course of the project and among all relevant parties, making sure concerns among stakeholders are quickly addressed.
Undated image of SM-1A reactor at Fort Greely, Alaska
SM-1 A Fort Greely, Alaska, "Fuel Vault"

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