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Savannah River Site gets extension for tank closure, ending dispute with South Carolina

...nuclear waste storage tank, ending a dispute with South Carolina over cleanup deadlines at the U.S. Department of Energy facility.The site has until May 31, 2016, to empty and permanently seal in place tank 12, according to a news release...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-01/savannah-river-site-gets-ext
Mountains of tree debris to be converted to wood chips

...recovery efforts for Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina, said wood chips can be recycled as mulch, sold to an energy facility that uses them as fuel or sent to a landfill.The piles mounted because the city started moving tree debris to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/mountains-tree-debris-be-conv
Renewable energy facility announced for Augusta Corporate Park

A new renewable energy facility announced Thursday for Augusta Corporate Park will find its main source of power coming from neighboring Starbucks' waste.Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-07/renewable-e
Biz bits

...Received the Gold Award from J. Smith Lanier Insurance Brokers DENNIS YATESAward/honor: Named the 2013 Department of Energy facility representative of the year.Details: He works in the Savannah River Operations Office.DR. ROBERT LEISHEARAward...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-07/biz-bits
Southern Co. might bid on Georgia solar project

...Georgia, Southern Co. now wants to build solar projects in the state.Southern Power may propose building new solar energy facilities to provide electricity for customers served by Georgia Power, according to documents filed with state regulators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-11-09/southern-co-might-bid-georgia
Nuke plan skirts rules, group says

...they fully intend to use the NRC licensing process if they intend to pursue small modular reactors on Department of Energy facilities," he said.The concept of building prototype commercial reactors at the site has been touted as a way to extend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-19/nuke-plan-skirts-rules-group-
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Colorado ecologist chosen to lead Savannah River Ecology Lab

...human-wildlife interactions.Savannah River Ecology Lab has pursued basic and applied research atSRS, a U.S. Department of Energy facility, since ecology pioneer Eugene Odum established it in 1951. Research projects at SREL enable DOE to understand and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-10-13/colorado-ecologist-chose
Modular nuclear reactor partnerships formed at SRS

...technologies at SRS facilities.The agreements would allow companies to use Savannah River Sites's land assets, energy facilities and nuclear expertise to support potential private-sector development, testing and licensing of prototype modular...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2012-03-02/modular-nuc
Rants and raves

...apart is asinine. If you want to improve security for the nation, boost security at ports, chemical plants and energy facilities. I CAN NEVER GET a legitimate rant posted because you constantly use Rants & Raves about the stupid Chronicle format...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-04-08/rants-and-raves
Metro | Rants and raves
Pro-nuclear stance criticized

...Georgia. The groups met at the Georgia Capitol to decry the state and federal government's push for more nuclear energy facilities. Because of that push, Plant Vogtle near Augusta is considered as a site for an additional nuclear power generation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/04/met_75660.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site