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Energy Secretary Moniz discusses MOX funding during SRS visit

...Monday, touring the Department of Energy site and the MOX plant after meeting with federal workers and the media. South...Graham said a continuing resolution would prevent the MOX plant from entering cold standby in October, when the fiscal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-28/energy-secretary-moniz-discus
House passes energy and water spending bill with MOX funding

...Thursday night. The measure funds construction of the MOX plant in fiscal year 2015 at a cost of $345 million.A water...over amendments has stalled appropriation bills.The MOX plant, which employs about 1,800 workers and is 60 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/house-passes-energy-and-wate
U.S. Senate appropriators recommend $400 million for MOX plant at Savannah River Site

The U.S. Senate Energy and Water Appropriations subcommittee approved $400 million for the MOX facility, or $204 million more than proposed to shut down the program.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-17/us-senate-appropriators-
MOX facility at Savannah River Site could get funding for construction

...money than President Obama's budget request.U.S. House appropriators on Tuesday approved $345 million for the MOX plant, specifying the funds had to be used for construction activity and not to place the multibillion-dollar plutonium disposition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/mox-facility-savannah-river-s
Audit of MOX at Savannah River Site faults federal agency, contractor with mismanagement

...plutonium oxidation facility at the plant after it scratched a $4 billion standalone facility that would produce fuel for the MOX plant. MOX Services estimated a $262 million cost for the addition, but determined it would have no adverse impact on the construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-27/audit-mox-savannah-river-sit
Savannah River Sites's MOX plant cost estimates challenged

...actually had a design," Held said, adding that numerous construction change orders have been issued.In 1999, the MOX plant was projected to cost $1.7 billion to build. The estimate rose to $4.9 billion and in 2013, the cost was revised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/savannah-river-sitess-mox-pla
South Carolina sues Energy Department over MOX shutdown

...understand they have messed with the wrong state."In the Obama administration's fiscal 2015 budget proposal, the MOX plant was placed on "cold standby" while assessing other more cost-effective methods to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/south-carolina-sues-energy-de
Republicans ask Gov. Nikki Haley for possible legal action over MOX shutdown

...Carolina Attorney General to explore any legal avenues the state may have to address this injustice," the letter says.The MOX plant is intended to convert 34 metric tons of American weapons-grade plutonium to commercial nuclear fuel to help fulfill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-12/republicans-ask-gov-nikki-hal
MOX standby renews community fears about jobs, site's future

...completed about 60 percent of the 600,000-square-foot MOX plant. Retaining those jobs has become the focus of area economic...including the most recent that proposed $221 million to place MOX plant on standby, contribute to continual distrust in the community...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/mox-standby-renews-community-
Construction of MOX plant at SRS to continue through September

...estimated $10 billion. In 1999, the MOX plant was projected to cost $1.7 billion...contractor for the South Carolina MOX plant, Shaw Areva MOX Services, underestimated...estimated $31 billion.Options to the MOX plant include constructing a $50.5 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-29/construction-mox-plant-srs-c