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Site wants waste shipped away, but where will it go?

...additional waste is pumped into the tanks. "That's what DOE is looking at right now - how to proceed with these," said Rick Ford, a spokesman for the agency at SRS. Another option is shipping the fuel as-is to the Yucca Mountain geological repository...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/18/met_33741.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Across the region

...has been diluted at SRS and shipped to Nuclear Fuel Services Inc., in Erwin, Tenn., Department of Energy spokesman Rick Ford said. Eventually, the project will convert 39 metric tons of enriched uranium from SRS and the Y-12 nuclear weapons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/31/met_448954.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Decision to use out-of-state workers draws ire of locals

...it's heading in another direction. "We'll be looking at a variety of different ways to do work," DOE spokesman Rick Ford said, "which would include contracting to a number of different firms." Westinghouse's contract with the DOE expires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/15/met_425360.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Sale of SRS land deemed unlikely

...creation of a horse park similar to Hitchcock Woods. "We have no intention of changing the site boundary," DOE spokesman Rick Ford said of the 198,000-acre nuclear reservation, created in 1950 from private land in Aiken and Barnwell counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/25/met_420145.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council | Savannah River Site
Feral hogs are posing problems

...necessarily mean such hunts will become routine. "It was a special request for those mobility impaired hunters," said Rick Ford, a spokesman for DOE. "It was a one-time opportunity that our current security level offered us." Although DOE...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/25/pav_413437.shtml
Rob Pavey
Some object to end of watch

...Georgia side of the river already have tritium levels that are 20 times higher than normal. Energy Department spokesman Rick Ford said the agency agrees with some of the report's findings. He disputed a contention by EPD officials that the federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/12/met_408510.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
SRS ships uranium out of state

...natural uranium to make fuel rods that will be burned in two TVA nuclear reactors at Brown's Ferry, Ala., DOE spokesman Rick Ford said Thursday. The other plan, a $3.8 billion program at SRS, will convert 34 metric tons of plutonium - most of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/25/met_382133.shtml
Metro | Savannah River Site
Across the area

...spokesman Will Callicott. Regardless, he said, employees are expected to show up for work at site locations on time. Rick Ford, a Department of Energy spokesman at SRS, said employees will be allowed to participate in a short anniversary observance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/09/11/met_351869.shtml
Metro
Waste will remain in SRS tanks

...and pollute the environment. The waste is some of the deadliest at the former nuclear weapons complex. DOE spokesman Rick Ford said it's more immediately dangerous to a person than the weapons-grade plutonium coming from a Rocky Flats facility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/08/22/tec_354128.shtml
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Area shocked, goes on standby

...difficulty gaining access to facilities. A civilian employee said the post was in lock-down. At Savannah River Site, Rick Ford, an Energy Department spokesman, said the emergency operations center has been activated and security has been increased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/09/11/met_318563.shtml
Metro | Aiken County Council | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field