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...Meritorious Service Award from the Institute of Nuclear Materials ManagementDetails: He works for Savannah River National Laboratory. ROB WYNNAward/honor: Received the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA InstituteDetails...

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DR. TERRY MICHALSKEAward/honor: Selected National Laboratory director of the year by the Department of Energy's...UtilizationDetails: He works for Savannah River National Laboratory. SHERI OSBURNAward/honor: Appointed a member...

Savannah River Site leader moving to U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos, N.M. cleanup office

...manager for mission support at SRS.Hintze has more than 22 years experience working for DOE. The Los Alamos Field Office was created in March during a transition of responsibility for cleanup activities at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

...Committee would give private companies a stake in finding an answer to the nuclear waste problem. Congress should take action on the matter without delay. (The writer is a retired program manager from Savannah River National Laboratory.)

Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...the tank was first emptied and cleaned. POURING A special grout, with a recipe designed by the Savannah River National Laboratory, into the tank then makes it a 1 million-gallon concrete block, safe and secure for thousands of years...

Patty Ginsburg

...children; Deborah, Robert and Gershon, and five grandchildren. She worked as a laboratory technician at the Oak National Laboratory for a number of years and then as a high school science teacher at Richmond Academy in Augusta, GA. She was an...

Panel notes safety shortfalls at SRS

...action levels that applied site-wide had appropriate drill scenarios, according to the report.At Savannah River National Laboratory, 12 emergency action levels lacked drill scenarios and 10 others needed revision. H-Canyon, a chemical separations...

U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...about the size of a tennis ball ? is unlike anything previously done at SRS.Giusti said the Savannah River National Laboratory is still working with a German research center to develop technology to dispose of the spent fuel. The Energy...

Mercury, faulty valve found in SRS waste tanks

...known to exist in liquid waste. Waste samples taken during the February evaluation and analyzed by Savannah River National Laboratory showed trace levels of monomethylmercury, an organic mercury compound, Giusti said. Monomethylmercury can be...

Thelma Banning

...graduating from Knoxville High, she worked at the Standard Knitting Mill in Knoxville and later at the Oakridge National Laboratory as part of the Manhattan Project during World War II. Once married she did not work outside the home until the...