U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will tour the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility and other areas at Savannah River Site on Monday.
Moniz is scheduled to meet with workers, local elected officials and stakeholders to discuss the site’s role in national security, environmental stewardship and development of environmental remediation technology, according to a news release.
In addition to the MOX site, Moniz’s visit includes stops at H-Canyon, the H tank farm and Savannah River National Laboratory’s Applied Research Center.
S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley, Sen. Lindsey Graham and Undersecretary for Nuclear Security and National Nuclear Security Administration administrator Frank Klotz also are scheduled to visit the Department of Energy site.