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Transparency motivates longtime nuclear activist

...Clements represents one viewpoint in the debate on nuclear energy."He speaks for a very small segment of people who...They are not open to considering the benefits of nuclear energy."Susan Corbett, the chairwoman of South Carolina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-17/transparency-motivates-longt
Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...Savannah River Site.Often cited as the future of nuclear energy, the development of small modular reactors has faced...Mary Pietrzyk, manager of policy development for the Nuclear Energy Institute.SMRs are in the beginning of development...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-11/small-modular-reactor-develo
With MOX program's many drawbacks, its support remains puzzling

...logs in subsurface vaults. The other track involved converting the WGP into fuel to be sold to U.S. commercial nuclear energy plants. WGP (mainly Pu-239) remains in the environment for thousands of years after release.The 50 tons of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-14/mox-programs-man
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...and shipped to SRS. The fuel was made of a thorium-uranium alloy that made it unsuitable for fabricating fuel for nuclear energy power plants such as the Tennessee Valley Authority.In 2011, the Sodium Reactor Experiment material was singled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe
Ruling on nuclear waste throws storage scenarios into dangerous doubt

...policy issues, suffice it to say this ruling is a potential game-changer for how this country regards the role of nuclear energy in its future energy plans.The essence of the issue is that the lack of a geological repository specifically identified...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-25/ruling-nuclear-w
An Earnest request

...Georgia's challenges in delivering public education.He recognizes the importance of the Augusta area's medical and nuclear-energy sectors, and has pledged to keep their roles strong in the CSRA's economic growth.Does that sound like someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-10-30/earnest-request
Plant Vogtle expansion draws industry veteran

...expansion project.Still, Verbeck has an unwavering confidence in the nuclear industry.As one of four faces for a Nuclear Energy Institute national campaign, Verbeck hopes more people will start paying attention to energy policy and the nation's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-16/plant-vogtle-expansion-draws-
New science, medical MBAs at GRU

...include an internship with local science-based industry, such as information technology, biomedical companies and nuclear energy, he said."We're going to recruit statewide for this degree," Miller said. "A young person graduating from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-21/new-science-medical-mbas-gru
Assistant secretary nominated to oversee DOE cleanup

...worked previously.Regalbuto is currently the deputy assistant secretary for fuel cycle technologies in the office of nuclear energy for the DOE. She is a researcher at Argonne National Laboratory in Argonne, Ill.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/assistant-secretary-nominated
Nuclear activists form new Savannah River Site watchdog group

Veteran nuclear energy activists have formed a new public interest watchdog group to monitor Savannah River Site activities.Tom Clements, formerly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-03/nuclear-activists-form-new-sa