New members wanted for Savannah River Site advisory board

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The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board is accepting applications for panel members to serve during its 2015-2017 term.

Georgia and South Carolina residents are eligible to apply, according to a news release. No special training, extensive knowledge of SRS or academic degrees are required.

The SRS CAB gives advice and recommendations on environmental management and cleanup activities to the Department of Energy. U.S. federal government employees are not eligible to serve on the panel.

To apply, visit Applications must be submitted by mail, e-mail or fax by Aug. 31.

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YeCats 08/06/14 - 08:49 pm
I nominate

SCeagle eye.

etlinks 08/07/14 - 06:45 am
He probably works at srs or

He probably works at srs or is retired from the plant. But he does seem to know a great deal about the mox facility.

SCEagle Eye
SCEagle Eye 08/07/14 - 07:05 am
CAB & contractor influence

The CAB used to choose their own members but DOE took control of that little democratic effort. SRS officials filter member applications and really don't want those who know too much or who ask productive questions, unless they are affiliated with a contractor. The last chairman of the CAB was on the board of the contractor-funded Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, a clear conflict of interest that harmed the CAB's reputation. Hopefully SRS officials learned something with that problem and will stay away from placing those who are affiliated with a financial interest on the CAB. Membership needs to be real citizens not affiliated with DOE or contractors. Keep it that way and the CAB can do its job properly.

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