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The federal government's decision last year to cancel the knotty and never-completed Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility did not violate a roughly two-decades old plutonium disposition agreement that gave rise to the project, according to a newly published U.S. State Department arms contro…

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The National Nuclear Security Administration hosted the Nuclear Weapons Council in South Carolina and New Mexico earlier this month, providing members of the defense panel a chance to tour facilities and receive updates on plutonium pit production, the local tritium mission, and global security.

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After failed settlement negotiations and more than a year of legal back-and-forth, a judge has dismissed South Carolina's complaint against the federal government seeking millions of dollars tied to the storage of weapons-grade plutonium at the Savannah River Site.

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A Savannah River National Laboratory researcher has been restricted from doing radiological work for the rest of the year after purportedly receiving a dose of radiation that pushed the person past an acceptable annual threshold, according to a statement from the lab.

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Nevada's bid to prevent defense plutonium from being shipped into the state from South Carolina was recently dismissed by a federal appeals court, and a related argument to remove a plutonium cache there was rejected, as well.

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South Carolina's governor on Thursday described news that the federal government had quietly moved a total 1 metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium out of his state as "a small piece of happiness in a situation that is intolerable," referencing the stockpile of nuclear material that remains a…

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About one month after South Carolina disclosed that settlement negotiations with the federal government had collapsed, the state is again urging a federal court to swiftly grant it a multimillion-dollar payout related to plutonium stored at the Savannah River Site, a sprawling nuclear reserv…

Savannah River Remediation Public Affairs personnel volunteered at the local United Way agency Helping Hands as part of their outreach initiatives. They helped children with several activities that were both fun and educational.

Environmental Management, the National Nuclear Security Administration, and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions – the management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site – are partnering to reduce radiological exposure, improve efficiency and align with longterm DOE plutonium downbl…

RICHLAND, Wash. — As the Hanford Site in Washington state prepares for tank waste treatment, the site collaborated with Environment Management’s Savannah River Site for lessons on transitioning to waste treatment operations.

Savannah River Remediation (SRR) intern Christina Ta nearly dropped out of college while pursuing a degree in computer engineering.

Three members of the Savannah River Site training department recently received awards for their work to certify employees in CPR and first aid who have contributed to lifesaving responses at the site and elsewhere.

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is urging the nation's highest court to take up what appears to be South Carolina's final push to resuscitate a shuttered nuclear facility at the Savannah River Site and bolster federal rules tied to plutonium processing and long-term storage.

A Democratic congressman is demanding the immediate resignation of U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, as his colleagues and other officials blast the U.S. Energy Department for what they call "egregious" – if not negligent – acts, driving another wedge between the already feuding parties.

In a sign a ruling may come quickly, a federal appeals court earlier this month decided it does not need to hear oral arguments regarding defense plutonium that was sent from South Carolina to Nevada and the environmental infractions the latter state alleges occurred.

The National Nuclear Security Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Energy, will study the environmental impacts of the proposed Savannah River Site plutonium pit production mission, and the public is welcome to officially comment on the matter Thursday.

The National Nuclear Security Administration's first in command, Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, on Monday announced a multimillion-dollar investment in a workforce-development initiative designed to address U.S. Department of Energy needs and bolster the Savannah River Site's future.

A coalition of nuclear watchers and environmental groups on Friday night hosted a public forum in Aiken, during which speakers unloaded on the proposed plutonium pit production expansion at both the Savannah River Site and Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.

South Carolina officials have turned to the U.S. Supreme Court in what could be a last-ditch effort to revive a controversial nuclear facility at the Savannah River Site and enforce federal rules related to the storage, processing and removal of plutonium from the state.

Savannah River Site management and Savannah River Remediation officials on Monday broke ground for Saltstone Disposal units 8 and 9, colossal tanks designed to permanently house processed, decontaminated waste at the site.

Environmental Management and the management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site are relying on a low-cost strategy using microorganisms found in nature to safely remove chemicals from a narrow groundwater plume.

The U.S. Department of Energy's semiautonomous National Nuclear Security Administration will on Monday publish an official notice of intent to study the environmental impact of plutonium pit production at the Savannah River Site, another step forward for the proposed weapons-oriented mission.

The governor of Washington State, a Democrat who is also seeking the presidency, on Wednesday pushed sharply back on the U.S. Department of Energy's decision to reinterpret the definition of high-level radioactive waste, material that has long been destined for isolation.

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