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David E. Steitz
Headquarters, Washington

Sally Harrington
Glenn Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio

May 29, 2008
NASA Awards Reactor Decontamination and Decommission Contract
CLEVELAND -- NASA has awarded a contract to Clauss Construction of Lakeside, Calif., to complete the decontamination and preparation for a final status survey of NASA's Plum Brook Reactor Facility located in Sandusky, Ohio. The facility is managed by NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

The contractor will perform decontamination and radiation protection activities. This will include the safe packaging, shipment and disposal of all on-site low-level radioactive waste and contaminated soil existing at the time of contract award and generated during the contract performance period.

This cost-plus-fixed-fee contract is valued at more than $33.5 million. The period of performance is 30 months from the contract's start.

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