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Savannah River Site board favors service projects over fines

Savannah River Site's Citizens Advisory Board on Tuesday asked the U.S. Energy Department to consider enforcing environmental-service projects in lieu of civil fines and penalties for nuclear-waste cleanup efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-17/savannah-river-site-boar
Heavy fines loom over MOX project

...legislation, which was originally passed in 2003, the Energy Department must pay South Carolina $1 million a day if one...lina," Francie Israeli, a spokeswoman for the Energy Department's Na tional Nuclear Security Ad min is tration...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-16/heavy-fines-loom-over-mo
Savannah River Site contractor installs cost-saving pump design

...and on track to be finalized in May, according to Energy Department projections.The plant will process close to 90...War nuclear waste in underground tanks at SRS,The Energy Department said commissioning of the plant is 17 percent complete...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-12/savannah-river-site-contracto
Shell will cease Alaskan Arctic exploration

...a vast untapped reservoir that could add to America's energy supply for 50 years.As recently as March, an Energy Department advisory council called for an immediate expansion of oil exploration in the American Arctic to avoid an increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-28/shell-will-cease-alaskan-a
Parsons refines Salt Waste Processing Facility responsibility ahead of federal inspection

...is 89 percent complete and on track to be finalized in May, according to the latest projections from the U.S. Energy Department.The federal agency said commissioning of the plant is 17 percent complete and that "radioactive operation" is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-16/parsons-refines-salt-waste-pr
Highly-enriched uranium returned to US from Switzerland

...returned from the University of Basel in Switzerland to the U.S. and transported to Savannah River Site, the federal Energy Department's National Nuclear Security Administration said Tuesday.The uranium is from the AGN-211-P research reactor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-15/highly-enriched-uranium-retu
SC lawmakers want documents from MOX study

...Aerospace used to complete its analysis, the South Carolina lawmakers requested all completed, unredacted versions of Energy Department communications issued for the study, "both in writing and e-mail form, as well as a summary of those conveyed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/sc-lawmakers-want-documents-m
Former energy secretary backs plutonium disposal

Federal lawmakers should work with the U.S. Energy Department to restructure a Sa vannah River Site project that converts weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for commercial use at nuclear power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/former-energy-secretary-backs
Fort Gordon, Savannah River Site funds remain in revised defense spending bill

...Cyber Center of Excellence to store and process classified information.The legislation also authorizes the U.S. Energy Department to spend $345 million in fiscal year 2016 to "carry out construction and project support activities" at SRS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-05/fort-gordon-savannah-riv
Senate approves MOX funding, but future remains cloudy

...project.The legislation, part of a massive defense spending bill that passed 70-27, authorizes the U.S. Energy Department to spend $345 million in fiscal year 2016 to "carry out construction and project support activities" at SRS...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-07/senate-approves-mox-funding-f