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Auto recalls

...including Georgia. The humidity can cause the air bag propellant to burn too fast and potentially blow apart the metal canisters.Nissan Motor Co. says it will notify owners and replace the air bag inflator for free.Honda, AcuraDETROIT...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-13/auto-recalls
Feds pressure air bag maker at center of recalls

...The vehicles are equipped with Takata air bags that can potentially inflate with too much force, blowing apart metal canisters and sending shards flying at drivers and passengers. Safety advocates say four people have died because of the problem...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-29/feds-pressure-air-bag-make
Curator must choose artifacts for Cold War museum at site

...illustrate the sensitive nature of the nuclear mission at SRS. "Security has no quitting time," states one. Miniature metal canisters, which look like their larger counterparts used to store nuclear waste, are still very much part of a story that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-02-21/curator-must-choose-artifacts
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Waste tank at SRS springs leak briefly

...early step in closing radioactive waste tanks at SRS. The extracted solution is bonded with glass and encased in metal canisters at the waste processing facility. The canisters are being buried temporarily at SRS, but are intended for permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/06/met_9323.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Site gets closer to salt solution

...site's Saltstone facility. Sludge is the most radioactive of the waste. It is turned into glass form and encased in metal canisters in a process called vitrification. It is being stored temporarily at the defense waste facility until a permanent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/18/met_353203.shtml
Metro
SRS fund cuts imperil cleanup of site, jobs

...impact is more ominous. The funds earmarked for cuts are those used for the site's environmental cleanup. We have metal canisters containing millions of gallons of some of the most deadly substances devised by man. Many of the tanks were built...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/04/op_310872.shtml
Opinion columns
Blue Ribbon panel to tour SRS, look for solution

...material from 121 temporary sites, including SRS, where high-level defense wastes vitrified in glass and sealed in metal canisters are in storage with no clear path to final disposition."The commission is visiting multiple defense sites, but...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-01-02/blue-ribbon-panel-tour-srs-lo
Metro | Savannah River Site
Ship carrying nuclear waste docks and unloads

...plutonium is extracted for use in its breeder reactor program. The remaining waste is sealed with melted glass into metal canisters, then shipped back for storage. Nuclear officials say the shipments are safe, but activists argue that Rokkasho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/14/tec_224136.shtml
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Standoff continues over shipload of nuclear waste

...plutonium is extracted for use in its breeder reactor program. The remaining waste is sealed with melted glass into metal canisters, then shipped back for storage in Rokkasho. Nuclear officials say the shipments are safe. But activists argue Rokkasho...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/03/12/tec_224010.shtml
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