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Tom Foster is exiting his role as Savannah River Remediation's president and project manager to take a leadership position with Amentum, the main partner behind the longtime Savannah River Site liquid-waste contractor.

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The National Nuclear Security Administration is ready to begin site preparations for the Surplus Plutonium Disposition project at the Savannah River Site, the keystone to the agency's grander dilute-and-dispose campaign.

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Termination of the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility will be completed in fiscal year 2021, according to the U.S. Department of Energy's latest budget documents, a milestone marking the end of one multibillion-dollar project and, perhaps, the beginnings of another.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Trump administration is still very much interested in nuclear waste storage at Yucca Mountain, but getting there requires a novel, stepwise approach, Under Secretary of Energy Mark Menezes said Wednesday.

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Three South Carolina lawmakers, in the weeks before President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request was unveiled, lobbied the president to direct more money to the National Nuclear Security Administration and nuclear weapons work, in general, two memos reviewed by …

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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The plutonium pit production deadline is but a decade away, National Nuclear Security Administration chief Lisa Gordon-Hagerty said Tuesday afternoon, again highlighting a project timeline that officials continue to describe as tight.

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President Donald Trump's fiscal year 2021 budget request, rolled out Monday afternoon, affords billions of dollars less to the U.S. Department of Energy, overall, while dramatically boosting potential spending at the National Nuclear Security Administration, the DOE agency in charge of the n…

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Just days before a federal budget blueprint is rolled out, President Donald Trump announced he has weighed Nevadans' concerns and will back off the Yucca Mountain endeavor, which his administration has requested funds for year after year.

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AECOM, the engineering and construction behemoth with a downtown Aiken footprint, has sold its Management Services business – a multibillion-dollar move that will have little to no negative implications for Savannah River Remediation and current employees, according to people involved with t…

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Establishing a state-of-the-art cyber complex at USC Aiken alongside the already in-motion Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative, a U.S. Department of Energy venture, will create a much needed economic and workforce engine for the Palmetto State, according to testimony from U.S. Army Maj. Gen…

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A former scientist at Los Alamos National Laboratory has pleaded guilty to lying to authorities about his involvement with a Chinese recruitment program that has been described as a threat to U.S. national security.

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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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