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...

Savannah River Site gets extension for tank closure, ending dispute with South Carolina

...high-level nuclear waste storage tank, ending a dispute with South Carolina over cleanup deadlines at the U.S. Department of Energy facility.The site has until May 31, 2016, to empty and permanently seal in place tank 12, according to...

Cost estimate for MOX facility at Savannah River Site swells to $47.5 billion

...billion in a report released to Congress on Wednesday, according to the NNSA, a semi-autonomous branch of the U.S. Department of Energy that manages the MOX facility.Congress ordered Aerospace Corp., a California-based federally-funded...

Study asserts Georgia does have Lyme disease

...on Saturdays during the month of May (2, 9, 16, 23, and 30). The 10,600-acre site is owned by the U.S. Department of Energy and located in Aiken County, along the Savannah River near Jackson.Access is through the check station gate...

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

Officials doubt the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, N.M. will resume full operations in February 2018, four years after a fire and radiological release forced the closure of the underground repository.

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...

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...

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...