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Richardson to be at SRS bash

...Department of Energy officials also are expected to attend. The secretary will visit the area Tuesday afternoon, said Jim Giusti, an Energy Department spokesman at SRS. Local mayors and elected officials also are scheduled to appear at afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/25/tec_303048.shtml
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Gunpowder residue on bills triggered Savannah River Site lockdown

...collected by a Coca-Cola delivery man was responsible for a three-hour lockdown at Savannah River Site last month.Jim Giusti told SRS' Citizens Advisory Board that investigators determined that before a Coca-Cola delivery truck arrived at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-22/gunpowder-residue-bills-trigg
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions starts process to exit 'operational pause'

...organizations exited an "operational pause" begun on Sept. 11 and are now in a stage known as "deliberate operations," said Jim Giusti, spokesman for the U.S. Department of Energy. Giusti said during deliberate operations, only work the facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-09/savannah-river-nuclear-soluti
South Carolina grants temporary stay on penalties at SRS salt-waste plant

...department greatly appreciates S.C. DHEC's willingness to allow the discussions an opportunity to resolve the issue," Jim Giusti, a DOE spokesman, said in an e-mail Wednesday.The facility, initially quoted at $1.4 billion, was supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-11-04/south-carolina-grants-tempora
Nonessential work suspended at SRS plant after plutonium storage incident

...personnel noted plutonium samples had been temporarily stored in an unapproved container. The e-mail, sent by spokesman Jim Giusti, said a "fact finding critique" was held Sept. 10, which identified a number of concerns regarding failures to implement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-15/nonessential-work-suspended-s
Mercury, faulty valve found in SRS waste tanks

...discovered in Savannah River Site's aging, highly radioactive nuclear waste storage tanks.Savannah River Site spokesman Jim Giusti stated Thursday in a news release the incidents with the liquid-waste system were reported to the U.S. Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-07/mercury-faulty-valve-found-s
Local officials say impact of hack unknown

...Personnel Management informed the department that "employee data has potentially been compromised."SRS spokesman Jim Giusti could not confirm whether any site employees were affected. SRS has 440 federal employees, although not all are employed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/local-officials-say-impact-h
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...completion. A draft of the environmental assessment could be released "in the near future," department spokesman Jim Giusti said."It should be noted that even after the final (environmental assessment) is complete, it does not constitute...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
SRS affected by Energy Department's emergency planning push

...of outdated drill scenarios, which can lead to a false sense of preparedness, the board wrote in an October report.Jim Giusti, the Energy De partment spokesman at SRS, said that the implementation plan applies to all department facilities and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-04/srs-affected-energy-departme
Repository work delays Savannah River Site nuclear waste shipments

...buried in an ancient salt bed beneath the desert, won't begin until it reaches full operation in 2018 or 2019, said Jim Giusti, a site spokesman for DOE.SRS has about 125 shipments of transuranic waste, or 617 cubic meters, awaiting disposal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-28/repository-work-delays-savan