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Savannah River Site contractor installs cost-saving pump design

...the Defense Waste Processing Facility, where it will be vitrified into a glass formfor safe storage in stainless steel canisters."The more money that is saved on equipment means more money that can be allocated toward all liquid waste work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-12/savannah-river-site-contracto
Flammable chemical halts Defense Waste Processing Facility operations while safety reviewed

...flammable in certain high temperature areas.The Defense Waste Processing Facility, which pours the mixed material into steel canisters with long-term storage, routinely uses a chemical that minimizes foam while preparing material for the vessels...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-06/flammable-chemical-halts-defe
Six years in, company continues to fulfill liquid waste mission at SRS

...radioactive liquid waste for thousands of years. This sludgelike waste is converted to a glass, stored in stainless steel canisters and is bound for a future federal repository to be determined by the federal government.The salt waste ? which makes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/six-years-compan
Savannah River Site contractor removes 5 million gallons of salt waste from underground tanks

...from the salt waste are sent to the Defense Waste Processing Facility where they are blended with glass in stainless steel canisters. The remaining decontaminated salt solution is sent to a saltstone facility that mixes it with cement in holding...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-03-12/savannah-river-site-contract
Multiyear fuel processing project begins at Savannah River Site

...those operated by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Waste generated by the process will be sent to the site's Defense Waste Processing Facility where it is mixed with glass and poured into stainless steel canisters for long-term storage.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-26/multiyear-fuel-processing-pro
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...Chronicle archives.The fuel was dissolved with other high-aluminum fuel from L-Area. The solution will be transferred to the Defense Waste Processing Facility at SRS, where it will be vitrified and permanently sealed in steel canisters.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe
Savannah River Remediation President Ken Rueter shares 2014 outlook

...Waste Processing Facility, which mixes waste with glass in a process called vitrification and seals the material in steel canisters.During the month, the facility filled 40 canisters ? surpassing the previous record of 37 canisters produced in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-18/savannah-river-remediation-pr
Haley, nuke industry leaders tout SC as ideal for next-generation plants

...paper.Singh said that under his company's design, spent reactor fuel would be stored underground in stainless steel canisters within the five-acre site. Spent fuel from 100 years of operation could be contained in a space 30 feet wide by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-06-19/haley-nuke-industry-leaders-t
SRS awaits Energy Department nuclear waste strategy

...officials brief Congress on a new national disposal strategy.Currently, the site's inventory includes about 3,100 steel canisters of stabilized waste that, until the Obama administration canceled the Yucca Mountain project in 2010, were to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2012-06-25/srs-awaits-energy-department
Used fuel reprocessing resumes at SRS H Canyon

...to the site's "tank farm" for storage until it is mixed with glass and "vitrified" and permanently sealed in steel canisters. Swain said the project should be completed in late 2013.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-09-06/used-fuel-reprocessing-resume