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A draft request for proposals for the discrete management of the Savannah River National Laboratory is expected to be issued in the second quarter of this fiscal year, which could be a significant step forward in the often long and mercurial federal contracting process.

Among the employee training programs an Environmental Management contractor has made available to the broader Department of Energy complex is one that aims to stop suspicious items from entering the supply chain at the Savannah River Site and affecting mission-critical structures, systems an…

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During the inaugural IT for a Day career tour held recently, local high school students met with information technology and human resources employees to learn about working at the Savannah River Site.

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A Barnwell County man has sued his former employer, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, alleging the lead Savannah River Site contractor treated him unfairly because of his race, maliciously ended his employment there and failed to address a hostile work environment engendered by his former co…

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The longtime Savannah River Site paramilitary security contractor has again earned an "excellent" rating from the U.S. Department of Energy, netting a multimillion-dollar payout.

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McLEAN, Va. — A top weapons expert at the National Nuclear Security Administration last week pushed back on skepticism that the production of plutonium pits – nuclear weapon cores – won't meet a deadline years over the horizon.

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The Savannah River National Laboratory will remain under the U.S. Department of Energy's nuclear cleanup wing, a status-quo move that for the foreseeable future dashes theories that the department's science branch would take the reins there.

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In its latest legal maneuver, the state of Nevada has accused the U.S. Department of Energy of going rogue and conducting what it deems to be "plutonium smuggling" – trucking a half-metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium from the Savannah River Site into the state sometime last year.

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The leader of the U.S. Department of Energy's nuclear cleanup office spent time at the Savannah River Site on Tuesday, a casual visit that coincided with a radioactive waste public hearing in Augusta that evening.

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A monthslong federal audit of contracting practices and expenses at the terminated Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility found millions of dollars of questionable costs, a potential symptom of a much larger problem.

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A trio of plans that could ultimately rid the Savannah River Site of thousands of gallons of radioactive waste years ahead of schedule would have little to no negative impact or affect on workers, the public and the surrounding air and environment, according to a recently published U.S. Depa…

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McLEAN, Va. — Should the cards fall favorably, Los Alamos National Laboratory will undoubtedly uphold its end of the plutonium pit production equation, the deputy director for weapons there said Thursday.

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Crews at the Savannah River Site recently completed the outer shell of Saltstone Disposal Unit 7, a colossal tank designed to permanently store millions of gallons of processed radioactive waste.

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The fiscal year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, legislation that props up funding for the U.S. energy and defense departments, includes $50 million for the Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a years-in-the-making facility pitched for USC Aiken.

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A $738 billion defense and energy policy bill revealed Monday night has entrenched the call for more plutonium pits, cores or triggers government officials say are needed for the country's aging nuclear weapons. 

Savannah River Site employees recently raised eyebrows and funds during the Dash for Bikes, Walk for Trikes Race, which led to the purchase of bicycles and tricycles for this year’s SRS Toys for Tots campaign.

Employees from the Savannah River Site were recognized for their creativity at the Aiken Center for the Arts during a recent art opening event for “Snap SRS,” an employee-led wall art contest aimed at promoting pride of ownership, improving facility aesthetics and boosting workplace morale t…

The National Nuclear Security Administration and the firms behind the shuttered Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility at the Savannah River Site have reached a multimillion-dollar settlement agreement, smoothing over and resolving lingering contract and closeout discrepancies.

The U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee has favorably reported the nomination of Dan Brouillette to be the next secretary of energy, quickly clearing an early hurdle.

Dan Brouillette, who President Donald Trump has tapped to become the next U.S. secretary of energy, committed Thursday to removing a cache of defense plutonium from Nevada that was quietly dispatched from South Carolina sometime last year.

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