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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
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...of outdated drill scenarios, which can lead to a false sense of preparedness, the board wrote in an October report.Jim Giusti, the Energy De partment spokesman at SRS,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
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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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
Savannah River Site clean up pushed to 2065, costing extra $25 billion

...don't know when it's going to stop."Reduced federal funding levels for SRS have contributed to the changes, said Jim Giusti, a spokesman for DOE-SRS. The environmental management budget, which was about $1.3 billion for fiscal 2015...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/savannah-river-site-clean-pus
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...reason that such reactors are no longer being actively pursued by SRS," Clements said.Energy Department spokesman Jim Giusti said cleanup of aging, high-level nuclear waste storage tanks at SRS was not hindered during the time when money was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
U.S. Energy Department disputes South Carolina's refusal to extend tank closure deadline

...basis for its decision."We are asking for a better explanation for why they denied the request," DOE site spokesman Jim Giusti said .The site's aging tanks ? some of which are rusty, cracked and have leaked ? have been at the center of a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-22/us-energy-department-dispute
Savannah River Site shipments to WIPP delayed until facility reopens in 2016

...River Site has sent 15,000 cubic meters of transuranic waste to the plant near Carlsbad, N.M., said site spokesman Jim Giusti. The site last sent a shipment of waste to WIPP in early February, and about 750 cubic meters of remaining transuranic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/savannah-river-site-shipment
Report highlights ongoing concerns with aging SRS infrastructure

...sustain functional performance of many facilities, equipment and systems," the report says.Energy Department spokesman Jim Giusti said in an e-mail to site stakeholders Tuesday that SRS is participating in a federal infrastructure assessment that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-16/report-highlights-ongoing-co
Savannah River Site safety lapses spike, according to federal report

...chemical solution.Additionally, SRNS and SRR violated DOE Technical Safety Requirements five times.DOE site spokesman Jim Giusti said SRS remains concerned about the safety lapses and has worked with SRNS and SRR on corrective actions to prevent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/savannah-river-site-safety-l