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South Carolina denies request to postpone tank closures at Savannah River Site

...dispute between South Carolina and the federal government. S.C. DHEC Director Katherine Templeton previously warned Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz that delays at SRS could trigger $154 million in fines if it does not meet cleanup deadlines.The site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-02/south-carolina-denies-reques
Energy Secretary Moniz discusses MOX funding during SRS visit

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-28/energy-secretary-moniz-discus
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to visit Savannah River Site

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will tour the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility and other areas at Savannah River Site on Monday.Moniz is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-24/us-energy-secretary-ernest-m
Savannah River Sites's MOX plant cost estimates challenged

...numbers," he said.Differences in cost estimates arose this week during congressional budget hearings, as U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz defended the $30 billion estimate. Moniz said a Government Accountability Report estimating costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/savannah-river-sitess-mox-pla
S.C. DHEC threatens fines for Savannah River Site cleanup delays

...clean and close nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.In a Monday letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, DHEC director Catherine Templeton repeated her criticism of cleanup efforts at the South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-16/sc-dhec-threatens-fines-savan
South Carolina drops lawsuit challenging MOX shutdown

...mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site on Friday.The lawsuit, filed in mid-March, accused Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and the National Nuclear Security Administration of using fiscal year 2014 funding approved to construct...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-02/south-carolina-drops-lawsuit
Construction of MOX plant at SRS to continue through September

...Lindsey Graham, South Carolina's senior senator and a longtime supporter of the MOX program, applauded U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for continuing construction through the end of the fiscal year, adding that he would fight for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/construction-mox-plant-srs-c
South Carolina seeks MOX ruling

...officials have until May 1 to respond to South Carolina's motion. After a speech in Atlanta on Wednesday, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said he discussed with Russian officials the possibility of another way to dispose of the plutonium.U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/south-carolina-seeks-mox-ruli
Vogtle expansion could signal future of nuclear industry

...Georgia, and, if not the largest, one of the largest in the United States," Miller said.In February, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz signed a $6.5 billion federal loan guarantee to help Southern Co. and Oglethorpe Power finance the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-08/vogtle-expansion-could-signal
Nunn and others buck Obama administration on MOX

...Rep. Jack Kingston, a Savannah Republican who serves on the House Appropriations' Defense Subcommittee, wrote Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on March 20 complaining that President Obama had no authority to halt the MOX program with construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-01/nunn-and-others-buck-obama-ad