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Delay causes waste concerns

AIKEN - Savannah River Site's nasty nuclear waste is giving the people trying to get rid of it fits - again.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/26/met_59513.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Workers confront cloudy future

AIKEN - Mike Reilly found fulfillment with the training work he did at Savannah River Site through most of the 1990s. It's the anxiety that came with working there that he doesn't miss.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/met_382365.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Board questions SRS waste removal

...SRS. The new plan is the site's third attempt to address the salt-waste problem. The first try, the In-Tank Precipitation Facility, cost $489 million, but failed because engineers could not prevent benzene from building up inside its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/07/tec_337302.shtml
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Scientists scrutinize waste plan

...month, said Julie Petersen, a department spokeswoman at SRS. A new plant will replace the $489 million In-Tank Precipitation Facility, which was declared inoperable in January 1998 because engineers could not prevent benzene from building...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/06/05/met_311141.shtml
Metro
Budget threatens to cut cleanup

...for completion of design, and the start of construction, for a replacement to the failed $500 million In-Tank Precipitation Facility at SRS. The budget supports operation of a demonstration facility for a "melt-and-dilute" plant to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/04/10/tec_312100.shtml
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DOE solicits bids for replacement plant

...the U.S. Department of Energy's program manager for the effort. The new plant will replace the failed In-Tank Precipitation Facility, which cost taxpayers $489 million by the time it was declared inoperable in January 1998. Some cost estimates...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/01/31/met_309619.shtml
Metro
Stable storage

Operation began at the $2.4 billion Defense Waste Processing Facility at Savannah River Site in March 1996 after 13 years of construction and testing. By 2025, the facility's job will be done. Construction on the facility, which converts on-site high-level liquid nuclear waste into solid glass log canisters, began in 1983. Dean Campbell, a spokesman for Westinghouse Savannah River Co., said the extended time period to get the facility running was necessary.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/20/tec_302083.shtml
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SRS examines future finances

...concern." The site's budget also must pay for development of a replacement for the failed $500 million In-Tank Precipitation Facility and for development of a proposed "melt-and-dilute" plant that would dispose of spent fuel from some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/02/tec_272325.shtml
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Nuclear site's top manager enjoys success

...the Energy Department's management of other high-profile projects, including the failed $550 million In-Tank Precipitation Facility at SRS. Tracking the new plants' progress is a high priority, Mr. Rudy said. "These are very complex...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/26/tec_266479.shtml
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Panel opposes SRS project

...costly failures of technologies developed at the Energy Department. The report cited the failed $500 million In-Tank Precipitation Facility at SRS as an example. Energy Department officials also assume that treatment of fuel rods would continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/06/23/met_264229.shtml
Metro