***** This is a REQUEST FOR INTEREST ONLY! This request does not constitute a request for proposal, request for quote, or invitation for bid. The intent of this request is to identify potential offerors for market research purposes only. *****

Request for Information (RFI)

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS), which manages and operates portions of the Savannah River Site (SRS) under a Department of Energy (DOE) prime contract, solicits expressions of interest from companies capable of Legacy (PCB-Contaminated) Electrolytic Dissolver Transformer Disposition.    This RFI is issued to assist with finding potential suppliers interested in this solicitation.

The SRS is located approximately 15 miles south of Aiken, South Carolina and is 310 contiguous square miles.

Scope Summary:

The subcontractor shall be an EPA approved Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA) contractor, responsible for dismantling, removing and transporting a polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB)-contaminated transformer from the Savannah River Site (SRS) to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved TSCA compliant facility for scrap metal recovery and/or land disposal; with scrap metal recovery being the preferred method of dispositioning.  The transformer is 12.54 ft (H) by 7.9 ft (W) by 16.13 ft (L) and weights approximately 27,050 lbs.  It has been drained of all free-flowing liquids meeting the requirements of 761.60(b)(6)(ii)(A). Sampling results of drained oil yielded PCB concentrations < 500 ppm.

The subcontractor shall complete all actions necessary to disposition the transformer including:  up front planning, document reviews, inspections, characterization (sampling if necessary), spill prevention, size reduction, packaging, transportation and treatment in compliance with TSCA, OSHA, DOT and the recycling and/or disposal facility’s licensing requirements.  Confirmation documentation to include signed Bill of Laden for transfer of Transformer and Certificate of Disposal shall be returned to SRNS.

A supplier’s response to this RFI does not guarantee they will be selected to participate in the Request for Proposal (RFP).

Suppliers responding to this RFI shall include evidence of the following:

  1. Capabilities statement
  2. Documentation of approval from U.S. EPA as a PCB Storage and Disposal Facility
  3. Supplemental materials that demonstrate capabilities referenced in the capabilities statement

E-mail response addressing Items 1, 2, and 3 above shall be submitted by 5:00 p.m. est. on 2/1/21 to Barbara McCarty at barbara.mccarty@srs.gov.