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Bechtel’s Impact Report

Protecting People and the Planet

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Tackling the toughest security and environmental challenges

Our customers create innovative approaches to lessen threats to citizens and the planet by modernizing infrastructure, protecting water supplies, eliminating environmental hazards, and enhancing defense readiness.

Helping with cleanup efforts at Fukushima-Daiichi

Bechtel continues to support Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) with their cleanup effort at the Fukushima Daiichi site in Japan. Over the past two years, Bechtel has collaborated with TEPCO on a series of tests to optimize existing water treatment strategies and develop solutions for the treatment of future waste streams as the customer continues to stabilize the site.

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Supporting American defense

Through its Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent program, the U.S. Air Force is modernizing the nation’s intercontinental ballistic missiles and launch infrastructure. The upgrade will ensure the safety and effectiveness of the systems and will enhance the security of the U.S. and its allies.

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Transforming radioactive waste into glass

Construction completion of the Low-Activity Waste facility at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant moves the project closer to its mission to safely treat 56 million gallons of radioactive and hazardous waste.

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Destroying chemical weapons

A Bechtel-led team at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant has successfully completed the destruction of 60 tons of VX nerve agent projectiles, eliminating the last of an entire class of chemical weapons and bringing the U.S. closer to a goal of destroying its chemical weapons stockpile.

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Delivering innovative industrial water solutions

With more than 40% of the world’s population suffering from water scarcity — and that number is expected to grow — Bechtel can help governments, municipalities, and private industries find innovative ways to get water where it is needed most.  We also have patent-pending technology to clean produced water efficently and effectively to remove the strain of water supplies.

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