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MOX structural welds not up to code, report says

...during a hearing last month before the House Armed Services Committee, John MacWilliams, senior adviser to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, said that the rate is about 25 percent at this point.Kelly Trice, president of CB&I Power, wrote...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-13/mox-structural-welds-not-code
SC lawmakers want documents from MOX study

...fabrication facility to determine whether the federal agency interfered with the study.In an Aug. 21 letter to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, two senators and four House lawmakers from South Carolina, including Rep. Joe Wilson of Aiken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-31/sc-lawmakers-want-documents-m
Former energy secretary backs plutonium disposal

...commercial use at nuclear power plants, a former energy secretary recently told the Senate's top Democrat.Bill...agreement, which was developed under his leadership as energy secretary from 1998 to 2000, can only be fulfilled through neutralizing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/former-energy-secretary-backs
Fort Gordon, Savannah River Site funds remain in revised defense spending bill

...I Areva, has reported MOX to be about 65 percent complete. However, a group of industry experts assembled by Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, known as the Red Team, said in a report this year that local personnel dispute this number "due in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-11-05/fort-gordon-savannah-riv
Direct disposal is better solution for South Carolina's plutonium problem

...National Laboratory in Tennessee and head of an independent "Red Team" MOX program review that was delivered to Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz in August. The report found that the MOX project is in a "downward performance spiral ... accompanied...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-24/direct-disposal-
Senate approves MOX funding, but future remains cloudy

...been nearly comparable at $20 billion for down-blending.The Red Team, a group of industry experts assembled by Energy Secretary Er nest Moniz, agreed with High Bridge's findings that Aero space's study "was skewed" but said that even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-07/senate-approves-mox-funding-f
House approves one-year extension for Savannah River Site MOX facility

...on Emerging Threats and Capabilities. The spending bill includes some restrictions for MOX.It stipulates that Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz must submit in his 2017 budget proposal to Congress a cost analysis for the project that shows how much...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-01/house-approves-one-year-
House bill provides mixed oxide funding for another year

...report of the National Defense Authorization Act does include some MOX spending restrictions.It stipulates that Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz must submit in his 2017 budget proposal to Congress a cost analysis for MOX that shows how much has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-09-30/house-bill-provides-mox-
Former arms negotiators, diplomats call for end to mixed-oxide plant

...concerning the fate of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication factory at Savannah River Site continue to pour into U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz's office.The latest was mailed Tuesday by more than a dozen prominent former arms negotiators and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-10/former-arms-negotiators-diplo
S.C. attorney general threatens legal action against federal government over MOX

...that converts weapons-grade plutonium into mixed-oxide nuclear reactor fuel.Wilson sent a letter to U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on Sept. 4 urging him and his staff to preserve the MOX program at SRS and take affirmative steps to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-09/sc-attorney-general-threatens