Nuclear waste review board to discuss Savannah River Site

...and processing at Savannah River Site is the topic of a meeting next month by a federal agency that reviews U.S. Department of Energy programs.The U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board will meet in Augusta to discuss issues related...

Dove season days added in Georgia, South Carolina for this year

...public on Saturdays during September (6, 13, 20 and 27).The site includes 10,600 acres owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and managed for them by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources.The area is located in Aiken County...

Three-wheeled Elio, a $6,800 commuter car, is closer to going on sale

...at the plant.The company has also applied for a $185 million advanced vehicle development loan from the U.S. Department of Energy.Paul Elio said so far, reservation holders are older, more affluent buyers who will use the Elio as a second...

Savannah River Site is a national treasure, and we must use it wisely

...things are beginning to change. After 20 years of cleanup, the site cleanup program, under the aegis of the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management, is about 50 percent complete. Cleanup at the site is an approximately...

Advancing Nuclear Skills Regionally grants from Department of Energy help schools build nuclear programs

...Georgia and South Carolina.About 300 college students have enrolled in programs funded or partially funded by U.S. Department of Energy grants managed by the Savannah River Site Community Reuse Organization. In four years, the grants have totaled...

Savannah River Remediation awards Edgefield County United Way $1,000 donation

...County United Way was selected as the latest charity of choice by one of SRR's employee Local Safety Improvement Teams.SRR is the liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site, which is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy.

White House threatens veto of House bill with MOX construction funding

...The Obama administration opposed House passage of the Energy and Water appropriations bill that funds the U.S. Department of Energy, saying it prevents cheaper alternatives for plutonium disposition. The president, in his budget request...

Agencies at SRS are reaching the summit of nuclear waste cleanup

...C. That's when Savannah River Remediation began operations as the SRS liquid waste contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy.Does that sound exciting? It should. It's quite a mountain to climb, and the summit is still off in...

Federal nuclear facilities safety board calls for safety changes at Savannah River Site

An uptick of safety lapses at Savannah River Site prompted a federal nuclear safety oversight panel to notify a top official at the U.S. Department of Energy and call for changes to the site's safety programs to improve performance.

Messing up MOX

...but never-seen government study supposedly puts that figure at $30 billion.The study exists, says the U.S. Department of Energy. The National Nuclear Security Administration and even the White House says so, too.OK ? so where is it...