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Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion

...mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site has swelled to $47.5 billion, according to the National Nuclear Security Administration.A second option for plutonium disposition, called downblending, was estimated to cost $17.2 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-22/cost-estimate-mox-facility-sa
Forum Monday on Savannah River Site budget

...amphitheater, according to a news release. It will last two hours.SRS manager Dave Moody and other DOE and National Nuclear Security Administration officials will make presentations on the site's funding and activities.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-27/forum-monday-savannah-river-s
Budget proposal for MOX facility remains level while study is underway

...another study is complete on plutonium disposition.The fiscal 2016 budget requests $345 million for the National Nuclear Security Administration plant at SRS, the same funding level for the MOX facility in 2015. The plant is intended to convert...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-02/budget-proposal-mox-faci
Savannah River Site contractor docked a quarter of its fiscal 2014 performance fee

...overruns for a new waste processing facility.According to a memo from the U.S. Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration, SRNS was eligible for $21.12 million and was awarded $16.02 million. The fee was based on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/savannah-river-site-contracto
Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...plutonium disposition," Lyman said in a phone interview.The MOX program, which is managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration, has been scrutinized by government agencies and independent groups for massive cost overruns and schedule...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/union-concerned-scientis
Federal report on mismanaged projects makes example of MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...according to the report.About $4 billion has been spent on the project, which is managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration, a semi-autonomous branch of the Energy Department. The final cost is estimated between $8 billion...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-12/federal-report-mismanaged-pr
U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz to visit Savannah River Site

...Center.S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, Sen. Lindsey Graham and Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration administrator Frank Klotz also are scheduled to visit the Department of Energy site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-24/us-energy-secretary-ernest-m
U.S. Senate appropriators recommend $400 million for MOX plant at Savannah River Site

...alternative for disposing of plutonium than the MOX facility but that the program, which is managed by the National Nuclear Security Administration, needs a thorough review."We're going to get the contractors and (U.S. Depart ment of Energy...

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

...Armed Services Committee last week increased funding for the plant by $145 million and directed the National Nuclear Security Administration, a semi-autonomous branch of the U.S. Energy Department which manages the MOX project, to continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/mox-facility-savannah-river-s
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' Carol Johnson speaks at Augusta chamber event

...The SRNS is funded almost equally by the Department of Energy's Environmental Management Division and National Nuclear Security Administration.Johnson's 30-year career in the nuclear and environmental management industry has spanned leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-09-04/savannah-ri