BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 21, 2008 - MWH, a global provider of environmental engineering, construction and strategic consulting services, today announced it has been selected by AREVA NC, Inc. to provide environmental services to assist in the licensing of AREVA’s proposed Uranium Enrichment Facility site located in Bonneville County, Idaho. Under terms of the $1.7 million contract, MWH will provide services for the environmental report that will be part of the license application for submission to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
MWH assisted AREVA in selecting Bonneville County, Idaho as the site of its proposed U.S. uranium enrichment facility. The site location was chosen after an extensive technical and environmental analysis of several potential sites throughout the United States.
With manufacturing facilities in 41 countries and a sales network in more than 100, AREVA offers customers reliable technological solutions for CO2-free power generation and electricity transmission and distribution. The company is a world leader in nuclear power and covers all industrial activities in this field. AREVA's 61,000 employees are committed to continuous improvement, making sustainable development a focal point of the group’s industrial strategy. AREVA’s businesses help meet some of the 21st century’s greatest challenges: increasing the availability of energy to more people worldwide, helping to protect the planet, and acting responsibly toward future generations.