Civic hackers seek ways to better Augusta

...National Day of Civic Hacking, being held Friday and Saturday at the old Richmond Academy building on Telfair Street.Chemical process engineer Perry Levin, who spends his days at Savannah River Site, said the event prompted him to address a concern...

Gun linked to ex-Bulldog Crowell was stolen

...Georgia Bureau of Investigation's State Crime Lab were able to recover the handgun's serial number through a chemical process, said Athens-Clarke police Sgt. Rick Hammond.Authorities ran the serial number though a firearms database and...

2012 nuclear waste milestone reached at Savannah River Site

...2012 with the interim disposition of more than 500,000 gallons of the material.Savannah River Remediation uses chemical processes to remove most radioactive isotopes - including cesium, plutonium and strontium - from salt waste in the site's...

Community center benefits from United Way's program

...seven years I've worked with the program," said Paul Filpus-Luyckx, a program manager with environmental and chemical process technology at the Savannah River National Laboratory. He spent Friday installing a linoleum floor. In the past...

Richmond Neighbors | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Savannah River lab improves automakers' robots

...problem and result in significant cost savings." Federal nuclear workers use sensors in their facilities to monitor chemical processes, vibration on large pumps and blowers and environmental conditions such as shock, vibration and linear acceleration...

Splenda is sued over sugar claim

...sweeteners, says Splenda contains no sugar and is instead sweetened with a synthetic compound through a complex chemical process. McNeil counters that Merisant is trying to win in a courtroom after losing on store shelves. Merisant attorneys...

Uses for closed nuclear plant are being explored

...build the facility today. Now, three decades later, the F-Canyon at Savannah River Site, which once used a chemical process to separate and reuse nuclear materials, is being considered for a modern-day recycling plant. And it's already...

Metro | Savannah River Site
Cleanup sweeps away Cold War-era buildings

...abbreviation as a nickname to throw off the Soviet Union. The area actually was used as a testing ground for fuel and chemical processes and the Defense Waste Processing Facility, which converts liquid waste into glass - two reasons it was the first...

Metro | Savannah River Site
Rain garden is perfect way to make use of stormwater

...slowly seeps through mulch and soil layers, Mr. Welker says, pollutants are filtered out, broken down through chemical processes, or absorbed by plants, so that what percolates down to recharge underground wells, springs, and feeder streams...

Apparel retailers and manufacturers chase after hassle-free apparel

...Nano-Tex LLC, whose customers include Eddie Bauer, Gap, Old Navy and Perry Ellis. Nano-Tex uses different chemical processes to give fabric its care-free qualities. With garments that repel liquid stains, for example, the process includes...

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