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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

...employee training. After about five years of that, he started providing safety training at the site's in-tank precipitation facility. He and four other people from his seven-person team were laid off from the facility a couple of years...

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
XXX Technology
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
XXX Technology
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

...waste, which comprises the highest volume, is a salt mixture of high and low radioactive materials. The In-Tank Precipitation Facility, a plant designed in 1985 at SRS to treat the salt layer before sending the highly radioactive portion to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/20/tec_302083.shtml
XXX Technology
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
XXX Technology
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
XXX Technology
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