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...

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...

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...