MOX facility scores highly

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The Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced in a letter Dec. 5 that it will hold a public hearing on Dec. 15 at Newberry Hall to present its findings on the performance of the work for fiscal year 2011 on the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at Savannah River Site.

This annual performance evaluation’s bottom line is that the NRC found no issues meeting the criteria for “requiring management attention.” For those of us who have been involved in large government projects before, this kind of report card is almost unheard of. The National Nuclear Security Administration and its prime contractor, Shaw AREVA MOX Services, are to be congratulated for outstanding performance.

The Savannah River Site’s future will be enhanced as an enduring site if the U.S. Department of Energy, NNSA and their contractors continue to set the standard for performance that we have grown to expect of them.

Clint Wolfe

Aiken, S.C.

(The writer is executive director for Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness.)

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augusta citizen 12/14/11 - 07:13 am
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Good news! Congrats MOX!

Good news! Congrats MOX!

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Riverman1 12/14/11 - 08:27 am
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Sounds like Mr. Wolfe knows

Sounds like Mr. Wolfe knows what he's talking about and it is good news.

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