"We're working through those issues,"
White's H-Canyon comments came as a response to
Trump's request, a goal-setting document for all intents and purposes, includes about
H-Canyon was constructed in the early 1950s and began operations in 1955.
The aging facility -- 1,028 feet long, 122 feet wide and 71 feet tall -- is the nation's only up-and-running hardened nuclear chemical separations plant.
White last week described H-Canyon as an "extremely important facility to
Wilson agreed, describing it as "just so critical for our country."
H-Canyon roof repairs are scheduled for this summer, a
Wilson asked White about H-Canyon because he wanted to know if the "appropriate" investments -- infrastructure and staffing, for example -- were being made.
The longtime congressman later asked White if new technologies were being explored for H-Canyon. White said yes.
"We'll have a lot to brief you on when that team gets done with its work," White said.
Environmental Management, created in 1989, is tasked with remediating nuclear sites tied to decades of nuclear weapons work and government-sponsored nuclear energy research.
Environmental Management is the SRS landlord.
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