Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...operation, the tank was first emptied and cleaned. POURING A special grout, with a recipe designed by the Savannah River National Laboratory, into the tank then makes it a 1 million-gallon concrete block, safe and secure for thousands of...

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.)

Panel notes safety shortfalls at SRS

...emergency 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...

U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...each 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...

Mercury, faulty valve found in SRS waste tanks

...levels 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...

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...

National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers

...researchers to succeed those who will be aging out of the nuclear workforce, according to the director of the Savannah River National Laboratory."What I'm most concerned about is that we have academic programs that align people in the nuclear sciences...

Savannah River Site holding public info sessions in Augusta

...on nuclear materials management, waste management, environmental monitoring and restoration and the Savannah River National Laboratory.The event is at the Jaguar Student Activities Center at Georgia Regents University's Summerville campus...

Killing feral hogs without hunting license might soon be legal in Georgia

...damages to crops and timber. Feral hogs also compete with native wildlife, including deer, for food.Savannah River National Laboratory scientist and feral hog expert Jack Mayer has estimated feral hogs are now responsible for about $1.5...

Tech entrepreneur speaks at GRU Innovation Summit

...Augusta, you'd see (a) GRU (logo). If you happen to be a scientist in Aiken, you'd see SRNL (Savannah River National Laboratory)."Brown and his three business partners, one of whom, David "Tarz" Ludwigsen, appeared on Bravo's...