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  • John Dolynchuk has joined ATL as Director of Business Development (2017)
  • Oak Ridge, TN – John Dolynchuk has joined ATL as Director of Business Development

    Mr. Dolynchuk comes to ATL with over 20 years of experience in scientific, technical and project management. Prior to his arrival to ATL, he was leading strategic business and market development efforts in DoD, DOE, HHS, CDC, academia and commercial markets on behalf of ORAU for nearly 5 years, including serving as capture manager for the successful recompete of DOE's ORISE contract. Previously, Mr. Dolynchuk worked for Tetra Tech in business development, operations, and project management supporting their remediation and asset management portfolio. He also served as senior geophysicist at Shaw E&I providing technical leadership to their commercial power and DoD munitions response projects. Mr. Dolynchuk began his new role at ATL on July 11.

    He holds a bachelor's degree in environmental science from Texas Christian University and a master's of science in geophysics from Boston College.

  • ATL supports Argonne's cleanup of legacy waste, excess equipment and excess materials (2017)
  • Before and After
    Argonne's Cleanup of Legacy Waste

    ATL supports Argonne's Cleanup of legacy waste, excess equipment and excess material
    January 30, 2017, from Argonne Today | Work/Life
    To date, Argonne's Clean Space Initiative has removed 195+ chemical waste items from Physical Sciences and Engineering locations; sampled, characterized, drained, and arranged for waste pickup of 100+ vacuum pumps; cleaned out 3 sea-land containers and other excess equipment for the High Energy Physics division; characterized and removed from Building 203 a cryostat, detector, glovebox, and other equipment; removed from Building 200 excess equipment and chemical waste. In the coming year, with ATL's continuing support, Argonne's Clean Space Initiative strives to remove 275 compressed gas cylinders; remove excess machine tools; remove from Building 205 two sea-land containers with equipment and waste; remove from Buildings 206, 212, 315, and 316 excess equipment and radioactive and chemical waste; and demolish Building 203 2MEV Van De Graff Accelerator.

  • Construction on the final cap of the Maxey Flats nuclear disposal site completed (2016)
  • Construction on the final cap of the Maxey Flats nuclear disposal site completed
    November 22, 2016, The Ledger Independen
    With the support of Advanced Technologies and Laboratories (ATL) International, Inc., "Construction on the final cap of the Maxey Flats nuclear disposal site in Fleming County has been substantially completed. According to Scott Wilburn, who works with the Kentucky Environmental Cabinet, "substantial completion" is a term used when a site has been completed, but a few minor details remain. Wilburn said there will be a ceremony some time in the spring to mark the official completion of the project. Those visiting the site can see a difference. The cap and geo-synthetic liners are now covered with grass and vegetation. "Most people are surprised when they come out here and see how clean it is," Jeff Webb said. Webb also works with the Kentucky Environmental Cabinet. "We have grass, vegetation and wildlife."

  • REAC/TS celebrates 40 years as international leader in emergency medical response (2016)
  • REAC/TS celebrates 40 years as international leader in emergency medical response
    July 1, 2016, National Nuclear Security Administration
    The Radiation Emergency Assistance Center/Training Site (REAC/TS) celebrated its 40th anniversary on Thursday with a luncheon, panel discussion, and tours of its Oak Ridge facility, which originally opened its doors in July 1976. Director of NNSA's Consequence Management Program, Dr. Dan Blumenthal, spoke at the event. As part of the luncheon, Roger Cloutier, Jack Beck, and [ATL's] Jim Berger, who were pivotal in the establishment of the facility, participated in a panel discussion. They addressed questions regarding how REAC/TS was conceived, how it has supported medical response for major radiation accidents and incidents through the years, such as Chernobyl (1986), Goiania, Brazil (1987), and Fukushima (2011), and how it continues to provide one-on-one consultation to calls from the general public.

  • ATL receives fourth consecutive DOE VPP Star of Excellence Award (2015)
  • VPP Award
    DOE VPP Star of Excellence Award

    ATL receives fourth consecutive DOE VPP Star of Excellence Award
    August 23, 2015
    On August 23, 2015, ATL received its fourth consecutive DOE VPP Star of Excellence Award at the National VPPPA Conference in Grapevine, TX. This award is given to DOE Contractors who clearly demonstrate that it is using its annual VPP self-assessment to establish challenging annual safety and health goals, and is achieving those goals; clearly show the extent and effect of its mentoring and outreach efforts; and have calendar year injury and illness Total Recordable Case (TRC) rates and Days Away, Restricted or Transferred (DART) case rates that are 75% better than similar businesses throughout the United States.

  • ATL staff awarded ERDC Certificate of Appreciation (2015)
  • ERD Award
    ERDC Certificate of Appreciation

    ATL staff awarded ERDC Certificate of Appreciation
    March 23, 2015
    ATL staff member Letha Taylor was recognized by the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) Commander for her outstanding effort and dedication in providing Audio-Visual and VTC support to the ERDC Executive Office. Lieutenant Colonel John T. Tucker, III presented Ms. Taylor with a Certificate of Appreciation and spoke highly of her effort in making ERDC Command Staff meetings and special events run smoothly via video conferencing.

  • ATL to purchase DeNuke Services (2014)
  • ATL to purchase DeNuke Services
    May 29, 2014, Exchange Monitor
    "Advanced Technologies and Laboratories (ATL) has entered into an agreement to purchase DeNuke Services—a sale DeNuke Services President Fred Gardner said yesterday that he expects to complete within a month. "We've entered in a letter of intent…"" read more