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Changes to H-Canyon at Savannah River Site expected to reduce waste, costs

...created when highly enriched uranium is converted into low enriched uranium, some of which is transferred to the Tennessee Valley Authority to produce electricity. The waste minimization plan designed by SRNS supports continued use of H-Canyon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-04/changes-h-canyon-savannah-ri
Developer in rural Georgia tries building coal-fired power plant

...historic lows, making coal expensive by comparison. Big regional utilities including Southern Co. and the Tennessee Valley Authority are shuttering old coal-fired plants and replacing them with gas-burning units. The only coal plants that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-15/developer-rural-georgia-tries
Dangerous sodium reactor spent fuel dissolved at Savannah River Site

...thorium-uranium alloy that made it unsuitable for fabricating fuel for nuclear energy power plants such as the Tennessee Valley Authority.In 2011, the Sodium Reactor Experiment material was singled out by a federal oversight panel as needing urgent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/dangerous-sodium-reactor-spe
Republicans ruinous

...Let's take a look back.From 1933 to 1981, there were many socialistic programs such as Social Security; the Tennessee Valley Authority; the Works Project Administration to put people to work; the Civilian Conservation Corps that built the national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-07/republicans-ruinous
What a hazardous waste

...goodbye. Kiss the 1,800 skilled-construction jobs goodbye. Kiss the potential fuel-supply deal with the Tennessee Valley Authority's power plants goodbye. And, most importantly, you can give a goodbye kiss to the removal of 34 metric...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-14/what-hazardous-waste
PSC priority is managing Vogtle costs

...pressure to serve all customers during the current cold snap. On the other hand, electricity customers of the Tennessee Valley Authority are being instructed to turn back their thermostats to conserve because that system can't keep up with demand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-01-26/psc-priority-managing-vogtle
Barbara Phifer

...Technological University with a BS in Civil Engineering in 1982. After graduation, she was employed by the Tennessee Valley Authority at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. In 1983 she married the love of her life, Mark Phifer, and moved to North...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169073391
Barbara Phifer

...Technological University with a BS in Civil Engineering in 1982. After graduation, she was employed by the Tennessee Valley Authority at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant. In 1983 she married the love of her life, Mark Phifer, and moved to North...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000169061839
Savannah River Site modernizes tracking program for nuclear bomb reservoirs

...changes, vibration, centrifugal force and drop tests. Workers also extract tritium from fuel rods produced at Tennessee Valley Authority reactors and from both surplus and active warhead reservoirs.Though the number of nuclear warheads in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-21/srs-modernizes-tracking-progr
SRS contractor earns praise, performance fee

...well-met. Highlighted accomplishments included:Completing final shipment of low enriched uranium to the Tennessee Valley Authority, exceeding the contract to ship 301 metric tons of LEU for use in TVA's nuclear power reactors. In 335 safe...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-01-10/srs-contrac