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Dog's alert on vendor truck puts SRS in 3-hour lockdown

...from other countries. The complex also dissolves excess plutonium and transfers it for vitrification in the Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS."I have been here 23 years and I don't remember ever having to do that," Smoak said of closing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-17/dogs-alert-vendor-truck-puts
Flammable chemical halts Defense Waste Processing Facility operations while safety reviewed

...October after a chemical used in the process was found to be flammable in certain high temperature areas.The Defense Waste Processing Facility, which pours the mixed material into steel canisters with long-term storage, routinely uses a chemical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-06/flammable-chemical-halts-defe
Savannah River Remediation adds staff to emergency drill program to confront shortfalls at Savannah River Site

...said.Savannah River Remediation manages underground, highly radioactive liquid waste storage tanks, the Defense Waste Processing Facility and saltstone processing.SRR and the site's primary management contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-07/savannah-river-remediation-a
Savannah River Remediation awarded contract extension

...cleanup at SRS. Savannah River Remediation manages closure of underground storage tanks, operations at the Defense Waste Processing Facility and the Saltstone Facility."Savannah River Reme diation LLC continues to successfully meet or exceed the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-29/savannah-river-remediation-aw
Savannah River Site contractor removes 5 million gallons of salt waste from underground tanks

...takes over operations, Campbell said.Radioactive isotopes removed from the salt waste are sent to the Defense Waste Processing Facility where they are blended with glass in stainless steel canisters. The remaining decontaminated salt solution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/savannah-river-site-contract
Multiyear fuel processing project begins at Savannah River Site

...operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Waste generated by the process will be sent to the site's Defense Waste Processing Facility where it is mixed with glass and poured into stainless steel canisters for long-term storage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-26/multiyear-fuel-processing-pro
With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...particularly at Savannah River Site, where nuclear waste has been vitrified for years at the site's Defense Waste Processing Facility.That option still is available to the United States ? as opposed to the MOX program which is behind schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mox-programs-man
Savannah River Remediation receives 95 percent of award fee for 2014

...we were able to safely overcome those challenges with outstanding performance," Campbell said.SRR was also cited for areas needing improvement including safety following a contamination event at the Defense Waste Processing Facility.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-13/savannah-river-remediation-r
SRS officials detail future nuclear waste storage plans

...waste because of a delay opening a permanent federal repository. Two buildings that store canisters from the Defense Waste Processing Facility are nearly full, and a third building costing $130 million won't be added, said Brenda Green, of Savannah...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/srs-officials-detail-futur
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...fuel was dissolved with other high-aluminum fuel from L-Area. The solution will be transferred to the Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS, where it will be vitrified and permanently sealed in steel canisters.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe