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Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...fabrication facility, which has had massive cost overruns and schedule delays.Clements is not alone in his scrutiny of the MOX plant.On Monday, an Energy Department report cited the program as an example of mismanaged government projects needing reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Measure has MOX funded through next fall

...year, U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the MOX plant.The budget measure also includes $547 million for continued work on cleaning tanks that contain radioactive liquid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-12/measure-has-mox-funded-throu
Construction continues for MOX facility at Savannah River Site under continuing resolution funding levels

...and the site and government documents secured.About $4 billion has been spent on construction so far. 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/business/2014-09-27/construction-continues-mox
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
MOX facility contractor requests construction extension for work at Savannah River Site

...the project, however, has backed funding for fiscal year 2015, although a budget has not been passed.In 1999, the MOX plant was projected to cost $1.7 billion. The estimate rose to $4.9 billion, and in 2013, the cost was revised to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/mox-facility-contractor-requ
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
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