Savannah River Site

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College Night brings students, colleges together

About 6,000 people turned out for Thursday's event to investigate more than 140 colleges and seven professional societies.
By Sean Gruber | Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

CSRA College Night planned

Aspiring college students in the Augusta and Aiken area have the opportunity to visit with representatives from 140 colleges, talk with 10 professional societies and win scholarships during the ...
By Sean Gruber | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

SRNS head speaks at chamber event

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions President and CEO Carol Johnson speaks at Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce event.
By Jenna Martin | Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

MOX contractor requests extension

The contractor of the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site quietly requested from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission a 10-year extension for construction activities.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

SRS completes sodium reactor fuel dissolution

Dangerously corroded spent nuclear fuel stored at Savannah River Site has been dissolved after a 2011 federal report indicated it needed immediate processing.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

SRS tank closure extension denied

S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control denied a request to postpone the closure date for two nuclear waste storage tanks at Savannah River Site.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

SRS basin improved to prevent water discharges

After rainwater seeped inside a nuclear waste vault at Savannah River Site, liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation has made improvements in an effort to prevent future discharges of ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Nuclear workers learn about medical benefits

On Wednesday, hundreds of former nuclear workers learned more about filing claims for medical benefits available for illnesses related to work in the nuclear industry.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014

SRS removes cobweblike bacteria colonies

A mysterious bacteria growing on Savannah River Site's spent nuclear fuel storage basins has been removed using a special vacuum.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014

Meetings planned on health benefits for nuclear workers

The U.S. Labor Department is hosting two town hall meetings on Wednesday to provide public information on medical benefits available for some nuclear workers.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, Aug 18, 2014

Report: Aging SRS infrastructure needs updates

Federal budget constraints have mounted to more than $1 billion in deferred maintenance costs for Savannah River Site's Cold War-era infrastructure, leading to more expensive future capital ...
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, Aug 16, 2014

Young nuclear workers meeting in Augusta

Young minds from the nuclear industry will converge on Augusta next week for an annual meeting focused on advancing nuclear power in the United States.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Aug 8, 2014

SRS contractor joins education partnership

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the management and operations contractor at Savannah River Site, has joined a partnership at Augusta Technical College for nuclear education.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

New SRS advisory board members wanted

The Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board is accepting applications for panel members to serve during its 2015-2017 term.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Energy secretary talks MOX funding

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Monday that federal officials need to identify a long-term funding stream for the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility at Savannah River Site if the ...
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, July 28, 2014

Grants help nuclear education

Nearly $4 million in federal grants have expanded education and training for nuclear science students at five local colleges to help meet workforce demands at nuclear sites in Georgia and South ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, July 24, 2014

Energy secretary to visit SRS

Ernest Moniz will meet with workers, local elected officials and stakeholders to discuss the site's role in national security, environmental stewardship and development of environmental ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, July 24, 2014

Concerns over hazardous SRS building addressed

Significant progress has been made addressing ongoing concerns over plutonium hazards in an empty building at Savannah River Site, according to an official.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

SRS board challenges waste assessment

A federally-appointed Savannah River Site oversight panel is challenging the environmental assessment being prepared for proposed shipments of German nuclear waste.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, July 14, 2014

MOX gets funding in House bill

The appropriations bill that funds the Department of Energy and Army Corps of Engineers was passed late Thursday evening. The measure funds construction of the MOX plant in fiscal year 2015 at a ...
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, July 11, 2014

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