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

This is one climb that's really worth the view.

Savannah River Remediation's top chief leaving for U.S. Department of Energy

The president of the liquid-waste contractor at Savannah River Site is leaving for a new position at a U.S. Department of Energy site in Oak Ridge, Tenn.Savannah River Remediation's Ken Rueter is being replaced by Stuart MacVean...

S.C. DHEC threatens fines for Savannah River Site cleanup delays

...missing deadlines to clean and close nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.In a Monday letter to U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, DHEC director Catherine Templeton repeated her criticism of cleanup efforts at the...

Savannah River Site names new deputy manager

...Thursday.Terry Spears served as acting deputy before his appointment, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Energy. He will be responsible for $1 billion in annual operating and construction activities.Spears has more...

Automakers get serious about lighter materials

...Ford gave a glimpse of the future last week with a lightweight Fusion car. The prototype, developed with the U.S. Department of Energy, is about 800 pounds lighter than a typical Fusion thanks to dozens of changes in parts and materials.The...

Savannah River Site tank closure schedule pushed back

...1996, more than 3,700 canisters have been prepared for long-term storage and disposal.In recent years, U.S. Department of Energy warnings that tank closures wouldn't meet deadlines prompted the state of South Carolina to threaten steep...

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 oversight panel to notify a top U.S. Department of Energy official and call for changes to the nuclear plant's safety programs.The safety concerns, according to...

Plant Vogtle owners avoid loan subsidy fee

...Georgia will not pay a fee to secure billions of dollars in government-subsidized loans, records show.The U.S. Department of Energy in February approved $6.5 billion in lending for Southern Co. subsidiary Georgia Power and Oglethorpe Power...