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.

Repository work delays Savannah River Site nuclear waste shipments

Recovery work at an underground government repository in New Mexico continues as the U.S. Department of Energy aims to resume limited operations early next year, but shipments of nuclear waste material from Savannah River Site will be delayed...

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 Site | The Augusta Chronicle

...Remediation efforts are some of the biggest ongoing operations at the facility. A new report calls for the U.S. Department of Energy to shut down the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility under construction at Savannah River Site to make...

Union of Concerned Scientists calls for closing down MOX facility at Savannah River Site

A new report calls for the U.S. Department of Energy to shut down the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility under construction at Savannah River Site to make way for an alternative with less government waste.

Small modular reactor development faces slow, fading progress at Savannah River Site

...costs and construction times.At Savannah River Site, the pursuit of small modular reactors faded when the U.S. Department of Energy site was found diverting funds from environmental management to an SMR development project in 2012.The nuclear...

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...