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Panel notes safety shortfalls at SRS

...its contractors failed to meet safety requirements and objectives during an annual simulated drill.Also, the U.S. Energy Department issued a plan in late April to strengthen emergency preparedness at nuclear materials facilities across the nation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-10/panel-notes-safety-shortfall
Local officials say impact of hack unknown

It was not clear Friday whether federal employees at Savannah River Site, a U.S. Energy Department facility, or Augusta's Fort Gordon Cyber Center of Excellence were affected by the data breach.Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-06/local-officials-say-impact-h
SRS reaches milestone as filling starts for Tank 16

...milestone toward removing the tank from use. It was the subject of a dispute regarding closure deadlines between the U.S. Energy Department site and federal and state regulatory agencies.Tank 16 began storing waste in 1959 when SRS manufactured materials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-02/srs-reaches-milestone-fillin
U.S. Energy Department yet to release environmental document on potential German waste shipments to SRS

The import of highly-radioactive nuclear waste from Germany to Savannah River Site has yet to make its next significant step necessary before crossing the Atlantic ocean.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-23/us-energy-department-yet-rele
Savannah River Remediation awarded contract extension

The U.S. Energy Department extended the contract for Savannah River Remeditaion, which manages highly-radioactive iquid waste at Savannah River Site.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-29/savannah-river-remediation-aw
Heritage trail gives access to Ellenton, a town that gave way to Savannah River Site

...125, about nine miles southeast of Jackson.Because the trail area is within the secured SRS boundaries, the U.S. Energy Department granted the heritage foundation a five-year license to conduct tours. The trail is not open for public access...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-13/heritage-trail-gives-access-
National lab director seeks next generation of nuclear workers

...environmental remediation, tritium processing and nonproliferation.But now the national lab, one of 17 in the U.S. Energy Department, works across an assortment of fields. Fifty-eight percent of its focus has to do with national security...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/national-lab-director-seeks-n
Savannah River Site contractor docked a quarter of its fiscal 2014 performance fee

...partially because of ongoing cost overruns for a new waste processing facility.According to a memo from the U.S. Energy Department and National Nuclear Security Administration, SRNS was eligible for $21.12 million and was awarded $16...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-08/savannah-river-site-contracto
US drillers are fighting back against OPEC, low oil prices

...recent report that it expects U.S. production to begin to fall later this year, echoing the prediction of the U.S. Energy Department.To compete, drillers have to find ways to get more oil out of each well, pushing down the cost for each...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-27/us-drillers-are-fighting-b
Savannah River Site recycles 568 tons of materials, precious metals worth $1.4 million

...purchased."Unlike household recycling, which is often limited to items such as aluminum cans and paper, the U.S. Energy Department site recycles a wide range of materials. For instance, the site separates large amounts of silver from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-19/savannah-river-site-recycles-