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Energy officials discuss German waste in South Carolina

COLUMBIA - U.S. Energy Department officials say the German government is paying researchers at the Savannah River Site near Aiken to study how to handle waste that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-11/energy-officials-discuss-ger
Audit of MOX at Savannah River Site faults federal agency, contractor with mismanagement

...construction.According to a recent federal audit, the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility was approved by the U.S. Energy Department before contractor Shaw Areva MOX Services completed the plant's design. The project does not have an up-to-date...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-27/audit-mox-savannah-river-sit
MOX facility at Savannah River Site could get funding for construction

...by $145 million and directed the National Nuclear Security Administration, a semi-autonomous branch of the U.S. Energy Department which manages the MOX project, to continue construction.The plant has become increasingly expensive, leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-11/mox-facility-savannah-river-s
DOE mercury meeting planned

The U.S. Energy Department will hold a scoping meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 4 to discuss the U.S. Energy Department's plan to build a national repository to store thousands of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-01-29/doe-mercury-meeting-planned
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Contract completed for fuel plant

AIKEN --- The U.S. Energy Department has finalized a $2.7 billion contract with...employ hundreds of workers, will be owned by the U.S. Energy Department but operated by Shaw Areva.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2008-05-24/contract-completed-fuel-pl
Business | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Government will put out contract for site security

The U.S. Energy Department will solicit new proposals this year for paramilitary security...Services team from Savannah River Site won the top honor at the U.S. Energy Department's Security Protection Officer Training Competition in Albuquerque...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2008-06-11/government-will-put-out-contr
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Official seeks probe of selection process

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond is asking for an investigation of whether senior U.S. Energy Department officials are trying to stack the deck against a proposed tritium project at Savannah River Site. In two letters dated late last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/15/met_239040.shtml
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Thurmond wants probe on tritium

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond is asking for an investigation of whether senior U.S. Energy Department officials are trying to stack the deck against a proposed tritium project at Savannah River Site. In two letters dated late last...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/15/met_239041.shtml
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SRS is on list of possible mercury storage sites

...is among seven locations undergoing suitability studies by the U.S. Energy Department to host a long-term storage repository for toxic mercury...adequately characterize the site. Source: Federal Register, U.S. Energy Department

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-07-03/srs-list-possible-mercury-sto
Metro | Savannah River Site | Augusta Economy
Nuclear waste storage decision will affect SRS

...earlier this year by the U.S. Energy Department, according to a new Government...BACKGROUND: In June 2008, the U.S. Energy Department delivered a formal application...BACKGROUND: In June 2008, the U.S. Energy Department delivered a formal application...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-12-07/nuclear-waste-storage-decisio
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