Waste tank closure deadlines hard to meet with Savannah River Site budget, official says

...highly-radioactive nuclear waste storage tanks that are considered the biggest environmental risk at the U.S. Department of Energy site, SRS manager Dave Moody said Monday.Moody said site officials are talking to regulators from the S...

New Mexico group doubts WIPP repository will reopen by deadline, leaving waste stranded at Savannah River Site

A New Mexico public interest group expressed concerns Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Energy will not meet its deadline for reopening the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository, threatening to delay waste...

Jack Craig named new manager for Savannah River Site

The U.S. Department of Energy has named a new manager for Savannah River Site, according to the site's public affairs office.Jack Craig will replace Dave...

Solar gardens gaining ground across US

...one-fourth of U.S. residences, according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, an arm of the U.S. Department of Energy.Community solar opens the door to many more, including renters, customers with shaded roofs and those who...

Palmetto Pipeline could help fund some projects

...Crackerneck Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Ecological Reserve is composed of 10,600 acres owned by the U.S. Department of Energy. The area is located in Aiken County, along the Savannah River and south of the town of Jackson, off SC...

Clarence Mabry Jr.

...Clarence moved to Aiken in 1990 and was a general engineer in the Office of Safety and Quality Assurance for the U.S. Department of Energy at the Savannah River Site. He was an Eagle Scout and was a former Boy Scout Leader and commissioner for Boy...

Budget proposal for MOX facility remains level while study is underway

The U.S. Department of Energy proposed a budget that keeps the embattled mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at a slower pace for construction.

Savannah River Site clean up pushed to 2065, costing extra $25 billion

Clean up of Savannah River Site's Cold War nuclear waste has been pushed back to fiscal year 2065, requiring an addition $25 billion and more than two extra decades of work, according to latest projections from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Savannah River Site holding public info sessions in Augusta

...information session to educate residents on projects at Savannah River Site is Wednesday.Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy site in Aiken County will present four information sessions on the site, according to a news release. Participants...

Savannah River Remediation receives 95 percent of award fee for 2014

...received 95 percent, or $26.8 million, of the available award fee for its contract work, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Its response to a radiological release at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M., was among...