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U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

...federal government to dispose of the waste and close the tanks. DHEC Direc tor Katherine Templeton previously warned Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz that delays at SRS could trigger $154 million in fines.Citing "technical problems and funding issues...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute
Federal board: Defense nuclear facilities not prepared for emergencies

...fires and other emergencies, according to a federal nuclear safety oversight panel.In a recommendation to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board said the federal government has become complacent on updating...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-23/federal-board-defense-nuclea
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
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
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
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