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Savannah River Site clean up pushed to 2065, costing extra $25 billion

Clean up of Savannah River Site's Cold War nuclear waste has been pushed back to fiscal year 2065, requiring an addition $25 billion and more than two extra decades of work, according to latest projections from the U.S. Department of Energy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/savannah-river-site-clean-pus
Robots taking samples from waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site

...said Jolene Seitz, a Department of Energy-Savannah River official.At its meeting Monday, the Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board saw a demonstration of a robot similar to those used in the tanks.The tanks, which are about 75...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-17/robots-taking-samples-waste-
Savannah River Site is a national treasure, and we must use it wisely

Overall, this looks like a good starting point for SRS to develop new missions.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-08-10/savannah-river-s
New members wanted for Savannah River Site advisory board

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board is accepting applications for panel members to serve during its 2015-2017 term.Georgia and South Carolina residents are eligible...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-06/new-members-wanted-savannah-r
Repository work delays Savannah River Site nuclear waste shipments

...hazards at the facility, said Mark Senderling, a DOE recovery manager, who gave an update on the plant to the SRS Citizens Advisory Board on Tuesday."It's been a pretty massive effort to upgrade the safety culture, the procedures, everything...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-28/repository-work-delays-savan
Work progresses on safety concerns at empty Savannah River Site building

...October, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions project manager Dewitt Beeler said at a meeting Tuesday of the Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board.In 2012, federal safety officials singled out safety issues in the building, which has residual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/work-progresses-safety-conce
Don't dump this on us

...waste by reclassifying commercial units as "research" reactors to make the material legal for export. The SRS Citizens Advisory Board already has voiced opposition to bringing spent commercial fuel to the site.But politics and semantics aside...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-07-06/dont-dump-us
Savannah River Site safety lapses spike, according to federal report

...verify adequacy of the corrective actions after closure," he said.Marolyn Parson, the chairwoman of the SRS Citizens Advisory Board, said she was surprised by the reported number of safety incidents, adding that the site has a strong safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-13/savannah-river-site-safety-l
Savannah River Site takes another step for potential German waste shipments

...think public and government entities will be lined up against this, mainly the state of South Carolina and the SRS Citizens Advisory Board," he said. "SRS doesn't need any more additional waste. The site is already under great strain to manage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-29/savannah-river-site-takes-an
Savannah River Site oversight board calls for broader scope in German waste assessment

A federally-appointed Savannah River Site oversight panel is challenging the environmental assessment being prepared for proposed shipments of German nuclear waste.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-14/savannah-river-site-oversigh