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Six years in, company continues to fulfill liquid waste mission at SRS

Six years ago, the Savannah River Site landscape changed.The U.S. Department of Energy site, near Aiken, S.C., strengthened its focus on reducing the risk of legacy liquid radioactive waste stored in aging waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-26/six-years-compan
South getting its first major wind farm

...trade group. But taller towers and bigger turbines are unlocking new potential in the South, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, and the industry is already looking to invest.With the electricity system in the region undergoing a period...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-12/south-getting-its-first-ma
Savannah River Site leader moving to U.S. Department of Energy's Los Alamos, N.M. cleanup office

A top U.S. Department of Energy leader at Savannah River Site has been reassigned to a new position at the Los Alamos Field Office in New Mexico.Douglas Hintze...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-20/savannah-river-site-leader-m
Privatizing the storage of nuclear plants' used fuel is worth pursuing

...nuclear power plants around the United States.This measure is potentially a giant step forward, because the U.S. Department of Energy's lack of progress in solving the waste problem remains a major drag on the growth of nuclear power. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-06-28/privatizing-stor
Final federal loan guarantee finalized for Plant Vogtle project

Five years after the U.S. Department of Energy offered loan guarantees to three utility partners building reactors at Plant Vogtle, the last agreement was finalized Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-24/final-federal-loan-guarantee-
Important steps at SRS make the world safer

...all significant steps and meaningful accomplishments, particularly the tank closure. We congratulate the U.S. Department of Energy and SRS contractors, as well as regulators; the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-07-04/important-steps-
As gas nudges up, I have ways to save you on summer driving

...gasoline. I dug through my files and found a pamphlet on conserving fuel, published many years ago by the U.S. Department of Energy.One of its big points was that I could save 12 percent on my gas bill by keeping my car tuned, 15 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-07/gas-nudges-i-have-ways-save-y
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

...to finish a report.Nearly a year after a public hearing on proposed German nuclear waste shipments, the U.S. Department of Energy says a required report on environmental impacts awaits completion. A draft of the environmental assessment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Mercury, faulty valve found in SRS waste tanks

...Giusti stated Thursday in a news release the incidents with the liquid-waste system were reported to the U.S. Department of Energy by site contractor Savannah River Remediation. No workers were injured or exposed to mercury, and corrections...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-07/mercury-faulty-valve-found-s
Thomson fuel station now offers an alternative option

...000 vehicles in the U.S., and more than 15 million worldwide, powered by natural gas, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.It listed the alternative fuel as having several benefits when used for transportation, including lower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-05-05/thomson-fue