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Savannah River Remediation adds staff to emergency drill program to confront shortfalls at Savannah River Site

...sites and provides recommendations to the U.S. Energy Department."SRR concluded that current staffing is not effective...inadequacies in site drills. Also, the U.S. Energy Department issued a plan in late April to overhaul emergency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-07/savannah-river-remediation-a
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...Laboratory is still working with a German research center to develop technology to dispose of the spent fuel. The Energy Department has not decided whether it will accept the highly enriched uranium, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Local officials say impact of hack unknown

...federal employees at Savannah River Site, a U.S. Energy Department facility, or Augusta's Fort Gordon Cyber Center...employees, although not all are employed by the Energy Department.Fort Gordon Public Affairs Officer J.C. Mathews...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/local-officials-say-impact-h
Panel notes safety shortfalls at SRS

...contractors failed to meet safety requirements and objectives during an annual simulated drill.Also, the U.S. Energy Department issued a plan in late April to strengthen emergency preparedness at nuclear materials facilities across the nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-10/panel-notes-safety-shortfall
SRS reaches milestone as filling starts for Tank 16

...toward removing the tank from use. It was the subject of a dispute regarding closure deadlines between the U.S. Energy Department site and federal and state regulatory agencies.Tank 16 began storing waste in 1959 when SRS manufactured materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/srs-reaches-milestone-fillin
Federal report on mismanaged projects makes example of MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...new report from the U.S. Energy Department.Construction of the mixed-oxide...weapons-grade plutonium after the Energy Department reviewed 37 options. As the...semi-autonomous branch of the Energy Department. The final cost is estimated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/federal-report-mismanaged-pr
SRS affected by Energy Department's emergency planning push

Savannah River Site falls under a new U.S. Energy De­partment plan to strengthen emergency preparedness and response at the nation's nuclear materials facilities.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-04/srs-affected-energy-departme
Energy Department investigating SRS for neglect

...facilities. Now the U.S. Energy Department has initiated a probe that could...Two investigators from the Energy Department's headquarters in Washington...Price-Anderson Amendments Act, the Energy Department can fine contractors that violated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/21/met_213312.shtml
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SRS expanding biomass power plant

...Ameresco's $795 million "Energy Savings Perfor mance Contract" to build and operate the original biomass facility. The Energy Department awarded an additional $154 million to Amer esco for the expansion to ensure steam production that is critical for nuclear...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-11/srs-expanding-biomass-power-
Savannah River Site gets extension for tank closure, ending dispute with South Carolina

...operations afterward.South Carolina has pressured the Energy Department to dispose of the waste and close the tanks they...has 51 tanks, including six no longer in use.The Energy Department must provide a report to DHEC and the Environmental...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-01/savannah-river-site-gets-ext