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SC Republicans question cost projections for MOX plant

...from our side of the agreement."At the end of March, Wilson and Rep. Robert Brady, D-Pa., sent a letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Mo niz questioning the selection of Aerospace Corp. to conduct the study. The research center has expertise...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-23/sc-republicans-question-cost-
So long, Harry

...encouraged by Hardy's "maybe," even if it does reek of Beltway quid-pro-quo.What we don't need, as Obama Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has intimated, is a new round of studies to develop facilities in multiple states.What's the point...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-05/so-long-harry
Budget proposal for MOX facility remains level while study is underway

...fought for $345 million to continue construction and ordered an analysis of other plutonium disposition options.Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that the budget request meets Congress' demand that construction continue. The funding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-02/budget-proposal-mox-faci
Program that backed Solyndra now showing successes

...term contracts to sell power to utility companies.And then there is the Abengoa biorefinery in Hugoton, where Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz came in October for the opening. He was joined by two Kansas officials who voted against the stimulus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-29/program-backed-solyndra-no
Ex-SC Gov. Edwards dies

...since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan...President Ronald Reagan's energy secretary. Edwards returned to his home...with us." As Department of Energy secretary, Edwards served two years working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/ex-sc-gov-edwards-dies
Federal report on mismanaged projects makes example of MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...from weapons-grade plutonium.The 36-page report detailing reform efforts in the department will be cited by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz when he gives a presentation Thursday in the nation's capital. It was created by a working group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/federal-report-mismanaged-pr
Former SC governor James B. Edwards dies at 87

...since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan...Washington as President Reagan's energy secretary.Edwards, who was born in Florida...with us."As Department of Energy secretary, Edwards served two years working...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-12-26/former-sc-governor-james
Savannah River Site authorized to close nuclear waste storage tanks in H-area

...seal in place more Cold War-era storage tanks after removing highly radioactive liquid nuclear waste.U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz gave the South Carolina site approval to close underground storage tanks in the H-area "tank farm...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-23/savannah-river-site-authorize
Measure has MOX funded through next fall

...ensure it remains on track until completed.During a visit to the Savannah River Site earlier this year, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the MOX plant.The budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/measure-has-mox-funded-throu
Federal nuclear safety board finds funding, staffing decreases for SRS emergency planning

...types of emergencies possible across multiple facilities.In September, the safety board recommended to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz an overhaul of emergency preparedness and response at the nation's defense nuclear facilities, including...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-19/federal-nuclear-safety-boa