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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
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
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
MOX contractor tells employees construction work not changed

...from lawmakers, including South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. The state of South Carolina is suing DOE, NNSA and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz for using money that Congress approved to build the multibillion-dollar project to shut it down.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-31/mox-contractor-tells-employee
South Carolina sues Energy Department over MOX shutdown

...Columbia.The lawsuit involving the MOX project was filed in U.S. District Court in Aiken and names the DOE, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and the National Nuclear Security Administration, which is managing the massive construction project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/south-carolina-sues-energy-de
MOX standby renews community fears about jobs, site's future

...states."It could be an instant impact. That is a real scenario," Jameson said about potential layoffs.U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said last week the administration was committed to a nonproliferation agreement to dispose of 64 metric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/mox-standby-renews-community-
Senators urge Energy Secretary Moniz to continue MOX construction

Seven U.S. senators sent a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz urging him to continue construction at the Savannah River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility until more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-07/senators-urge-energy-secretar
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley speaks in Aiken about storm cleanup, MOX

...this is too expensive for us to continue on; we have to find another plan."Haley said that she met with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz several weeks ago and that she will continue working with South Carolina Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-05/south-carolina-gov-nikki
MOX facility at Savannah River Site placed on standby while alternatives assessed

...something different," Harrington said.Construction began on the 600,000-square-foot facility in 2007.U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Tuesday that the administration was committed to the 2000 U.S.-Russia agreement to dispose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-04/mox-facility-savannah-river-s