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Savannah River Site contractor removes 5 million gallons of salt waste from underground tanks

Five million gallons of salt waste in underground storage tanks at Savannah River Site have been removed and processed, a small fraction of the waste remaining from Cold War era nuclear weapons production.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/savannah-river-site-contract
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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