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Georgia seeks to lead drone industry

...Alley wants FAA to allow flights in rural areas now. But Elizabeth Soltys, FAA's program director over the six test sites, said even rural areas have power lines and people on the ground who expect the agency to safeguard their safety.Getting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-20/georgia-seeks-lead-drone-i
Feds announce drone testing sites in Alaska, Nevada, New York, North Dakota, Texas, Virginia

...Monday by federal officials to develop test sites for drones ? a critical next step...moving."The competition for a test site was robust, with 25 entities in...However, the designation as a test site doesn't come with a financial award...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-30/feds-announce-drone-testin
Drone project aims to capture Savannah sites

...announced plans to tentatively integrate drones into the national airspace in 2015. Recently, the agency announced six test sites across the country as plans to regulate more civilian use of the craft are further developed."That's why we're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-18/drone-project-aims-caputre-sa
Noisy tests could help keep unwanted birds from airports

...hundreds of acres of constructed wetlands, has been a perennial draw for migratory redwing blackbirds ? and a frequent test site for methods to harass them.Scientists observed as many as 15 million blackbirds moving through the area annually in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-10-16/noisy-tests-could-help-keep-u
Army dental program aims to improve soldier hygiene

...our soldiers to walk out that day and not have to come back until next year."Kalish said Fort Gordon was chosen as a test site because it trains many soldiers who are new to the Army."Go First Class addresses several pillars of the Army Medicine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-08-21/army-dental-program-aims-imp
Nuclear waste shipment could be headed to Nevada

...National Security Site, formerly known as the Nevada Test Site, state officials said."We didn't request for the...is considering sending the two trainloads to the Nevada Test Site," he told the Tribune. "We are pleased (Nevada...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-16/nuclear-waste-shipment-could
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Standardized security forces urged

...the Y-12 National Security Complex, in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; the Pantex Plant, near Amarillo, Texas; the Nevada Test Site; and Idaho National Laboratory, near Idaho Falls. Differences among the sites often result from separate contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-02-10/standardized-security-forces-
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SRS needs permanent jobs as well

...my dismay at their approval of a directive that the Department of Energy expand the missions (and jobs) at the Nevada Test Site, without so much as a whisper that Savannah River Site needs permanent jobs, too. Despite the short-term stimulus...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2009-10-12/srs-needs-permanent-jobs
Letters | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Work at SRS secures its survival

...Pantex Plant (Texas), Y-12 National Security Complex (Tennessee), Kansas City Plant (Missouri) and Nevada Test Site (Nevada). - "Complex transformation" is the Energy Department's broad consolidation program designed to limit plutonium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-11-09/work-srs-secures-its-survival
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
SRS head takes off for job in England

...but I wish we would have done it sooner." The site's future, he says, is bright. SRS is being considered as a test site for a new generation of nuclear reactors being pitched by President Bush, along with a plutonium research center. In...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2007-03-11/srs-head-takes-job-england
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy