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Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

Five years after the U.S. Department of Energy offered loan guarantees to three utility...subsidiaries of MEAG, according to a DOE news release.In February 2014, negotiations...nuclear expansion project that the Department of Energy is still throwing taxpayer money after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

...step forward, because the U.S. Department of Energy's lack of progress in solving the...but nothing has ever come of the DOE's search efforts. Under the landmark Nuclear Waste Policy Act, the DOE was required to take possession of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...nuclear waste shipments, the U.S. Department of Energy says a required report on environmental...is complete, it does not constitute a DOE decision to accept, or not, these fuels...exporting the German fuel."I don't think DOE did their homework before jumping into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
As gas nudges up, I have ways to save you on summer driving

...conserve gasoline. I dug through my files and found a pamphlet on conserving fuel, published many years ago by the U.S. Department of Energy.One of its big points was that I could save 12 percent on my gas bill by keeping my car tuned, 15 percent by buying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-07/gas-nudges-i-have-ways-save-y
Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...calls for the U.S. Department of Energy to shut down the mixed-oxide...through September.The DOE issued a report Monday...been mismanaged by the Department of Energy, which cancelled a...in New Mexico.The DOE released a report in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/union-concerned-scientis
Savannah River Site clean up pushed to 2065, costing extra $25 billion

...projections from the U.S. Department of Energy.New estimates add...billion, according to DOE.Information on the...future funding amid DOE budget constraints...River Site, meaning DOE and our contractors...that are facing the Department of Energy and Congress," Giusti...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/savannah-river-site-clean-pus
Alex Williams

...Carolina which began in 2003. Pastor Williams has served on several boards and commissions, including an appointment by the Department of Energy to serve a six-year term on the Civilian Advisory Board at the Savannah River Site in Aiken, South Carolina. He conducted...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174927918
Biz Bits

KEVIN FOXAward/honor: Elected as a Fellow of the American Ceramic SocietyDetails: He works for the Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory.BETTY RENARDAward/honor: Received the Certified Negotiation Expert designation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/biz-bits
Savannah River Site gets extension for tank closure, ending dispute with South Carolina

...over cleanup deadlines at the U.S. Department of Energy facility.The site has until May 31...could hasten tank closure.Last August, DOE asked to extend the closure dates for...site's Federal Facilities Agreement.DOE and the state agreed in Februa ry to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-01/savannah-river-site-gets-ext
Mercury, faulty valve found in SRS waste tanks

...Jim Giusti stated Thursday in a news release the incidents with the liquid-waste system were reported to the U.S. Department of Energy by site contractor Savannah River Remediation. No workers were injured or exposed to mercury, and corrections continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-07/mercury-faulty-valve-found-s