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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.)

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-10/panel-notes-safety-shortfall
National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers

...according to the director of the Savannah River National Laboratory."What I'm most concerned about is that we...management facility celebrated its 10th year as a national laboratory nearly one year ago."In 2008 we had a meeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/national-lab-director-seeks-n
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
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...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174963670
Biz Bits

...Elected as a Fellow of the American Ceramic SocietyDetails: He works for the Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory.BETTY RENARDAward/honor: Received the Certified Negotiation Expert designation from the Real Estate Negotiation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-01/biz-bits
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-07/mercury-faulty-valve-found-s
Savannah River National Laboratory to access research computers

...donate $1.5 million of its profits to provide Savannah River National Laboratory access to several high-speed research and university computer...manages the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site and national laboratory.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2012-04-10/savannah-river-national-
Argonne National Laboratory

...lab at the University of Chicago that still exists in a modern incarnation today. That lab, now named Argonne National Laboratory, is where Enrico Fermi made the pioneering effort to build the world's first nuclear reactor, dubbed "Chicago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/11/11/tec_300240.shtml
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Savannah River National Laboratory could help in disaster

Savannah River National Laboratory could provide unique expertise to help respond to a terrorist-detonated nuclear blast in a major city, according to a new synopsis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-09/savannah-river-national-labor
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