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South Carolina seeks MOX ruling

...Nearly $4 billion was budgeted more than a decade ago to build the plant, which is run by the National Nuclear Security Administration, a semi-autonomous agency within the Energy Department. But construction costs have ballooned to nearly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-16/south-carolina-seeks-mox-ruli
Messing up MOX

...puts that figure at $30 billion.The study exists, says the U.S. Department of Energy. The National Nuclear Security Administration and even the White House says so, too.OK ? so where is it?Few people apparently have seen it. The MOX...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-04-09/messing-mox
Savannah River Sites's MOX plant cost estimates challenged

...Held, interim administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, which manages the project, also stood...completing construction." The National Nuclear Security Administration has not issued orders to stop construction...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-04-04/savannah-river-sitess-mox-pla
MOX contractor tells employees construction work not changed

...mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site said work continues as normal despite the National Nuclear Security Administration announcing four weeks ago it would begin shutting down the plant.Shaw Areva MOX Services President and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-31/mox-contractor-tells-employee
What's really behind this MOX cutoff?

...DOE projects?Perhaps the state's lawsuit against the Energy Department and its semiautonomous National Nuclear Security Administration will shed some light on the veracity of the figures, and, in turn, the true motivations for yanking the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-20/whats-really-behind-m
South Carolina sues Energy Department over MOX shutdown

...filed in U.S. District Court in Aiken and names the DOE, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and the National Nuclear Security Administration, which is managing the massive construction project, as defendants.The lawsuit accuses the agency of...

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

...weapons-grade plutonium to commercial nuclear fuel to help fulfill a Russian agreement.Last week, the National Nuclear Security Administration, which manages the MOX project, began the process to shut down construction after the White House proposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-12/republicans-ask-gov-nikki-hal
MOX standby renews community fears about jobs, site's future

...River Site's mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility. Another wave's here.Last week, the National Nuclear Security Administration began a process to place the multibillion-dollar, under-construction facility on standby in light of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-08/mox-standby-renews-community-
Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported no safety issues with MOX construction in 2013

...recurring items," the letter said. The NRC will continue to conduct routine inspections.The National Nuclear Security Administration, which manages the MOX project, began shutting down construction this month after fiscal year 2015 budget...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-27/nuclear-regulatory-commission
Agency wants information on SRS plutonium intended for MOX

...Templeton wrote a letter to U.S. Energy Department site manager David Moody and Doug Dearolph, the National Nuclear Security Administration's site manager. In the letter, Templeton requested the status of plutonium material at the South Carolina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-21/agency-wants-information-srs-