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Savannah River Site oversight board calls for broader scope in German waste assessment

...Three disposition alternatives would involve the production of up to 100 vitrified logs at the site's Defense Waste Processing Facility.The SRS CAB, which has previously criticized foreign waste shipments to SRS, said the Department of Energy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/savannah-river-site-oversigh
Public meeting today on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...downblending and reuse as reactor fuel; disposal in a radioactive waste disposal facility; or vitrification in the Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS.The environmental assessment will study impacts to worker health and safety, ecological systems...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-23/public-meeting-tuesday-poten
Public comments heard on proposed German waste shipments to Savannah River Site

...downblending and reuse as reactor fuel; disposal in a radioactive waste disposal facility; or vitrification in the Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS.The three disposition alternatives would produce glass logs, similar to those made now at SRS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/public-comments-heard-propose
Savannah River Site tank closure schedule pushed back

...the tank closures. The revised plan limits production of canisters that encapsulate waste in glass at the Defense Waste Processing Facility until an extra canister storage facility opens in December 2018.The complex process to dispose of waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-09/savannah-river-site-tank-clo
Savannah River Site safety lapses spike, according to federal report

...combination is affecting the productivity of several facilities and worker safety," the report says.At the Defense Waste Processing Facility under the management of SRR, five contamination events occurred in January and February, compared to two...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/savannah-river-site-safety-l
SRS contractor furloughs 1,400

...workforce was reduced from 2,165 to about 1,700 employees, manages the U.S. Energy Department site's radioactive waste programs, including underground storage tanks, saltstone processing and the Defense Waste Processing Facility.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-10-03/srs-contractor-furloughs-1
Savannah River Remediation President Ken Rueter shares 2014 outlook

...saltstone processing and the Defense Waste Processing Facility.Last week, 465 of...set in August at the Defense Waste Processing Facility, which mixes waste...where he was part of the Defense Waste Processing Facility.Most recently, he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-18/savannah-river-remediation-pr
Savannah River Remediation lays off 465 workers Thursday

...site's radioactive waste programs, including underground storage tanks, saltstone processing and the Defense Waste Processing Facility.The possibility of layoffs emerged July 8, when the Energy Department, citing fiscal 2014 budget cuts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-12/savannah-river-remediation-la
SRS liquid waste contractor names new president

...Savannah River Remediation is responsible for the closing of radioactive waste tanks, the operation of the Defense Waste Processing Facility, and associated waste facilities.Before joining SRR, Rueter served as chief operating officer of UCOR...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-20/srs-liquid-waste-contractor-n
Supporters, opponents of MOX facility speak out at hearing

...high as $17 billion.A cheaper alternative, he suggested, would be to immobilize plutonium at the SRS Defense Waste Processing Facility or a similar project that would prevent any future use of the material for weapons."The costs are just spiraling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-04/supporters-opponents-mox-faci