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Supports bringing Modern Pit Facility to SRS

...support the effort to bring the Modern Pit Facility to the Savannah River Site...at SRS are unmatched. The Modern Pit Facility is necessary to upgrade our...consider SRS as the site for the Modern Pit Facility. I will continue to work closely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/17/let_388301.shtml
Letters | Savannah River Site
Study backs SRS goal

...of the proposed $4 billion Modern Pit Facility, a factory Savannah River...work, you need to build the Modern Pit Facility somewheres, and we think SRS...While the decision to build a Modern Pit Facility is on political hold, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/08/bus_442133.shtml
Business | Savannah River Site
Extra waste is not issue at SRS facility

...nuclear weapons. The prized, multibillion-dollar Modern Pit Facility wouldn't add an ounce to the 34 million gallons...stay in the hunt against four competitors for the Modern Pit Facility, including one in President Bush's home state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/09/met_380659.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Politicians promote SRS for pit plant

...hopes of gaining favor for the Savannah River Site. The conversation was focused on the Department of Energy's Modern Pit Facility, a planned factory that would build plutonium pits used to trigger nuclear bombs, said Rep. Gresham Barrett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/10/met_386226.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Public gets SRS plant hearing

...nation's aging stockpile of nuclear weapons. SRS is one of five sites being considered for the so-called "modern pit facility." A pit is a sealed radioactive core made of plutonium that serves as a trigger for nuclear weapons. The Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/06/met_380415.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
SRS compete for pit facility

...distinguish a clear favorite. Four other locations are being considered for the U.S. Department of Energy's Modern Pit Facility, a project that would manufacture plutonium triggers for nuclear weapons and bring plenty of financial trimmings...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/22/met_390099.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Pit facility selection is delayed

...many weeks. Site officials had expected to find out in April whether SRS would build the Department of Energy's Modern Pit Facility there. The factory would manufacture softball-size pits of plutonium used to detonate nuclear weapons. The project...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/met_402692.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Project delay worries SRS

...choice of the five sites under consideration for the Modern Pit Facility project and its 2,500 jobs, supporters say. But...potential delay in the site selection process for the Modern Pit Facility could lessen the chances of the Savannah River Site...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/12/met_431066.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Former official lobbies for SRS

...convince key players in the energy business that SRS is the best candidate for the Department of Energy's $4 billion Modern Pit Facility. He can't say much; the other guys might be listening. SRS is competing with nuclear facilities in Texas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/09/18/met_388684.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Pit facility loses funding in bill

...that passed the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. The Senate voted 84-4 to slash funding to the Energy Department's Modern Pit Facility. The planned factory would recycle plutonium spheres in aging nuclear weapons, and SRS is one of five Energy Department...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/16/met_23190.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site