Category Archives: Energy

Head of U.S. Strategic Command visits Savannah River Site

[caption id="attachment_15912" align="alignnone" width="2400"] Commander of U.S. Strategic Command Gen. Hyten visited the SRS Tritium facilities.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. – Gen. John E. Hyten, Commander of U.S. Strategic Command, visited the Savannah River Site (SRS) yesterday to get an up-close look at the nuclear security mission here. “NNSA and Strategic Command are close partners,” said Gen.…
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SRS Liquid Waste Contractor Sets Record with Millions of Safe Work Hours

[caption id="attachment_15680" align="alignleft" width="232"] Today, U.S. Department of Energy - Environmental Management  Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security Matthew Moury, and other SRS senior officials, joined nearly 1,500 Savannah River Remediation (SRR) employees at an event to recognize the liquid waste contractor recently setting company records by surpassing 8 million operational hours…
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Savannah River Site Liquid Waste Operations Restart After Outage Work

AIKEN, S.C. (June 13, 2018) – Liquid waste operations at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have successfully restarted after a comprehensive, 15-month outage to replace and upgrade equipment and facilities. The Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) is again pouring canisters of glassified high-level waste after workers completed extensive maintenance during the outage since February 2017.…
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Dominion Energy Helps Support New Educational Exhibits at Santee State Park

Santee -- Dominion Energy has donated $10,000 to Santee State Park for improvements to exhibits in the park’s visitor center. The grant is awarded through Dominion Energy’s philanthropic arm, the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, as part of its efforts to support environmental education and stewardship projects across its footprint. The grant will be used to revamp…
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SRNS AMP Members Learn What It Means to “Lead Yourself”

[caption id="attachment_15075" align="alignnone" width="2400"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) Senior Vice President of Technical Services Rick Sprague gives an introduction at Leadercast, a live streaming event sponsored by SRNS Aspiring Mid-Career Professionals. The event, themed “Lead Yourself,” took place on May 4 at Cedar Creek Church in Aiken, S.C.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. – May 8, 2018…
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SRS Celebrates Ten Years of ARP/MCU Processing

[caption id="attachment_14768" align="alignnone" width="2400"] The Actinide Removal Process/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (ARP/MCU) facilities.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (April 26, 2018) – This month marks the 10th anniversary of radioactive operations for the Actinide Removal Process/Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit (ARP/MCU) facilities, a duo that has played a significant role in six high-level waste tank…
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SRNS Operations and Construction Divisions Receive 9th Consecutive Safety Excellence Award from SC Chamber of Commerce

[caption id="attachment_14741" align="alignnone" width="866"] SRNS employees, Robin Howard (right) and Jennifer Scott (left) accepted the SRNS Operations and Construction Divisions Safety Excellence Awards from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce at a recent event held in Columbia.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. April 25, 2018 – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce recently recognized Savannah River Nuclear Solutions’…
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SRS Workers to Install Technology to Speed Tank Waste Removal

[caption id="attachment_14720" align="alignnone" width="715"] Savannah River Remediation workers prep the process enclosure foundation for Tank Closure Cesium Removal at the Savannah River Site’s H Tank Farm.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (April 24, 2018) – Crews are installing a new technology to remove radioactive waste from underground tanks at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The innovative technology, called…
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Savannah River Remediation Welcomes New Chief Engineer

[caption id="attachment_14390" align="alignleft" width="202"] Savannah River Remediation recently named Phil Breidenbach as SRR’s new Chief Engineer.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (April 3, 2018) — Savannah River Remediation (SRR) recently named Phil Breidenbach as SRR’s new Chief Engineer. “The Savannah River Site is where I spent the majority of my career in nuclear and I am proud to…
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