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Supporters, opponents of MOX facility speak out at hearing high as $17 billion.A cheaper alternative, he suggested, would be to immobilize plutonium at the SRS Defense Waste Processing Facility or a similar project that would prevent any future use of the material for weapons."The costs are just...
SRS takes hit in proposed 2006 budget

...Savannah River Site. Specific SRS projects in the request include $400 million for the operation of SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility, $70 million toward construction of a Salt Waste Processing Facility and $10 million for the early...
Metro | Savannah River Site
Department may delay high-level waste to SRS

...Energy Department's high-level waste operations at SRS. The waste would be similar to that treated at SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility, Mr. Gnann told members of the SRS Citizens Advisory Board at a meeting at the North Augusta Community...
SRS cleanup strategy to cost 46.3 billion

...state and federal law. More than 2,000 of nearly 6,000 canisters of glass waste to be produced at SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility will be completed and nine of 51 waste tanks closed, he said. If, that is, Congress provides sufficient...
SRS 'exceeds expectations'

...accomplished here at the site." Among other things, Dr. Fiori praised the first full year of production at SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility, a plant where high-level liquid waste is turned into glass for safe underground storage. Despite...
SRS violated law when prohibiting union activities

...the matter before an administrative law judge at the Department of Labor. Michael Gano, a mechanic at SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility, said managers ordered him last June to stop spreading union material within the fenced are of the defense...
SRS can offer energy independence

...fuel pieces at an SRS mixed-oxide plant while the remaining nuclear wastes are vitrified at the existing SRS Defense Waste Processing Facility. Clean uranium-235 can go into SRS. Vitrified billets can go out of SRS to Yucca Mountain. Limitless...
Letters | Savannah River Site
New method of cleanup may be used at SRS

...out of the salt solution so it can be mixed with molten glass poured into stainless steel cannisters at SRS' Defense Waste Processing Facility. Eventually, those cannisters will be shipped to a federal dump at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, which...
Metro | Savannah River Site
Activists oppose MOX plan

...encase the plutonium within a cask of highly radioactive glass. The glass, already in production at the SRS Defense Waste Processing Facility, is formed from highly radioactive liquid waste mixed with fine sand and superheated. Using the Defense...
XXX Technology | Augusta State University | Paine College
Pantex official says plant not giving up hope

The political haze draped over Savannah River Site is about to clear. Very soon, Energy Secretary Bill Richardson will decide where to locate two major defense-related nuclear missions. The site has a chance to land one or both tasks, which would add thousands of jobs to a work force severely depleted by post-Cold War cutbacks. But more importantly, a new mission would ensure that the site has a place in the post-Cold War years, some observers said.
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