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.
The Department of Energy plans to bury nuclear weapons material in New Mexico. Officials there say the department hasn't asked their opinion.
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…
Thousands of pounds of unneeded stainless steel left over from the canceled Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility has been donated to more than a dozen schools and career centers, better enabling hands-on training for those pursuing welding careers.
A woman whose body of scientific work, expertise and consulting has made inroads on an international scale was recently recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the Savannah River National Laboratory.
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson believes the "deep state" played a sizable role in the shuttering of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, an incomplete nuclear fuel project that was canceled after more than a decade of work and billions of dollars had been invested.
A bill designed to resurrect the Yucca Mountain nuclear storage venture in Nevada and spur pursuit of interim options was approved by a U.S. House panel Wednesday.
Crews recently demolished a building at the Savannah River Site used during the Cold War era to repair railroad cars that carried nuclear materials.
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.
AUGUSTA — The still-in-the-works Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site has faced "a lot of challenges over the years," according to site deputy manager Thomas Johnson Jr., who spoke Monday to a nuclear advisory panel.
It will be years before the next nuclear waste tank at the Savannah River Site is fully cleaned and closed, a point recently brought up by the site's manager, Michael Budney.
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.
The League of Women Voters of South Carolina opposes the production of nuclear weapon cores, known as pits, in the Palmetto State, a stance that starkly contrasts with the open arms of some state lawmakers and other local officials.
President Donald Trump's pick to succeed Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, Dan Brouillette, received broad support Thursday during his nomination hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
Savannah River Remediation, the liquid-waste contractor at the Savannah River Site, hired approximately 250 new employees in fiscal year 2019.
Twenty-five hunters recently participated in the 20th annual deer hunt for wounded military veterans and the mobility impaired. The event was held at the Savannah River Site.
The environmental disaster at the nixed Rocky Flats Plant in Colorado should be a red flag to those in the CSRA, watchdogs cautioned Tuesday, as the nation's energy and defense departments consider establishing a new nuclear weapons mission at the sprawling Savannah River Site.
The Savannah River Site Museum celebrated its reopening in late October with “6,000 Stories,” a new permanent exhibit fully funded by DOE’s Office of Legacy Management that shares the accounts of individuals displaced almost 70 years ago to make way for the former nuclear weapons material pr…
A South Carolina watchdog organization is hosting a public forum Tuesday to discuss the potential ramifications of jumpstarting a new nuclear weapons mission at the Savannah River Site south of Aiken.
President Donald Trump has nominated Dan Brouillette to be the next U.S. Secretary of Energy, a move the president foreshadowed on Twitter weeks ago.
A previously unused industrial furnace at the Savannah River Site has been fired up, buttressing tritium operations there at a time when the related defense mission is expected to significantly expand.
A system developed by the Savannah River National Laboratory to detect and flag illicit radioactive materials in shipping containers is now in use at one of the busiest ports in the country.
A former Savannah River Remediation employee who a little more than one month ago secured nearly $1.5 million in a discrimination case is now pursuing roughly $1 million more.
A federal claims judge was wrong to dismiss South Carolina's $200 million lawsuit against the federal government, and the state is due its money for storing metric tons of defense plutonium years on end, the state's legal team argued this week.
It is absolutely crucial the next secretary of energy upholds a promise made by Rick Perry, the current secretary, to remove a half-metric ton of defense plutonium from Nevada in the coming years, U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto said recently.
With a membership that has grown to 60 people, Savannah River Site employee resource group Women@LiquidWaste is celebrating one year of professional development, networking opportunities and membership growth.
More than 70 former U.S. Department of Energy and atomic workers and family members gathered Wednesday in downtown Aiken to acknowledge and celebrate the National Day of Remembrance.
Eighty-one Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employees received awards from the National Nuclear Security Administration for their significant contributions to the program responsible for ensuring the safety, security and effectiveness of the U.S. nuclear deterrent.
A federal judge on Monday approved Nevada's request to amend its lawsuit against the federal government, allowing the state to legally pursue removal of a half-metric ton of weapons-grade plutonium that was quietly shipped into the state from South Carolina.
Local consent and decision-making is critical for successful nuclear waste storage and related policy, according to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat.
Should all go well, the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, designed to process millions of gallons of nuclear waste every year, will be up and running in the March or April timeframe, site manager Michael Budney said Thursday.
In a resignation letter tendered to President Donald Trump, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry reviewed his department's accomplishments over the years, including nuclear cleanup and weapons work, both of which are conducted at the Savannah River Site.
U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson on Friday wished all the best for Secretary of Energy Rick Perry, who on Thursday publicly announced he would be leaving President Donald Trump's cabinet by the end of the year.
A Savannah River Site facility that operated years beyond expectations and helped process millions of gallons of radioactive waste has served SRS well and proved to be a bit of a pioneer, site manager Michael Budney said Thursday at a meeting of the S.C. Governor's Nuclear Advisory Council.
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the managing contractor at the Savannah River Site, is looking to hire hundreds and hundreds of people in the months ahead.
Using drones to monitor conditions and control vegetation atop shuttered reactor facilities at the Savannah River Site has proven to be quite the money saver.
The Savannah River Site Museum, tucked into a historical building in Aiken's downtown shopping-and-dining district, has undergone some serious renovations ahead of its grand reopening later this month.
AECOM, the lead company behind Savannah River Remediation, plans to sell its Management Services business, which handles billions of dollars of contracts with the U.S. energy, defense and homeland security departments, among others.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not hear a case tied to the long-term storage of plutonium in South Carolina, the federal rules surrounding it, and the relatively recent death of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility, a never-finished nuclear fuel facility at the Savannah River Site.
An adviser to the U.S. energy and defense departments on national security and environmental issues on Monday said plutonium pit production, a major nuclear weapons venture, is critical to both the nation and the greater Aiken area.
The Savannah River Site's liquid-waste contractor on Oct. 7 inked an agreement with Denmark Technical College, offering a formal avenue for collaboration as well as opportunities to expand education and expose students to careers and the workforce.
U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said he has spoken with the leader of the National Nuclear Security Administration several times about plutonium pit production, a significant nuclear weapons undertaking with proposed roots in South Carolina.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry was subpoenaed Thursday as part of the House's growing impeachment probe into President Donald Trump.
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