Category Archives: Energy

Energy Secretary Breaks Ground on SRS Mega-Volume Waste Disposal Unit

[caption id="attachment_13392" align="alignnone" width="2935"] Secretary of Energy Rick Perry (center) breaks ground at the site where Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 7 will stand. From left are Craig Carlisle, SDU 7 Project Manager; Tom Foster, SRR President and Project Manager; Perry; Jack Craig, DOE-SR Manager; and Shayne Farrell, SDU 7 Federal Project Director. In the background…
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Savannah River Site Women in Nuclear Founding Member Wins Region II Leadership Award

[caption id="attachment_13180" align="alignnone" width="1038"] Savannah River Site Women in Nuclear (WIN) members attended theU.S. WIN Region II Conference where Shanteka Glover received the U.S. WIN Region IILeadership Award. From left, Lindsey MonBarren, Shanteka Glover, and Kela Lofton.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (January 18, 2018)— Savannah River Site (SRS) Women in Nuclear (WIN) founding member and Public Outreach…
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API names Mark Harmon as Executive Director of the South Carolina Petroleum Council

COLUMBIA, January 17, 2018 – API today announced Mark Harmon as the South Carolina Petroleum Council Executive Director. “Mark will focus on energy priorities in the state, including generating more opportunities for economic benefits including revenue to the government, and job creation,” said API Senior Director of State Government Relations Rolf Hanson. “While most of…
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New Melter at SRS Pours First Canisters of High-Level Waste

[caption id="attachment_13028" align="alignnone" width="3872"] Melter 3 enters the Defense Waste Processing Facility in June 2017. It poured its first canister of vitrified high-level radioactive waste Dec. 29.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (January 10, 2018) – A new melter at the Savannah River Site (SRS) — only the third in the 20-year history of the Defense Waste Processing…
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Small Businesses See Gains as Overhaul of SRNS Supply Chain Approach Brings Efficiencies

[caption id="attachment_12634" align="alignleft" width="1200"] Personnel from Universal Supplies and Services, a small business subcontractor for SRNS, perform work in a non-nuclear facility.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (Dec. 11, 2017) – Small businesses working for the Savannah River Site (SRS) are the big winners as a revamp of management and operating contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions’ (SRNS) supply…
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Old Oysters Put to New Use at SRS for Cleanup Innovation

Oyster shells appear to be a surprisingly effective solution to control levels of zinc in storm water runoff in efforts to meet regulatory standards prior to its entering nearby streams at the Savannah River Site (SRS). Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the management and operations contractor for SRS, is among a small number of U.S.…
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Savannah River National Laboratory researcher receives Seaborg Actinide Separations Award

[caption id="attachment_11718" align="alignleft" width="240"] 172502 Tracy Rudisill 8-9-17 portrait[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (October 10, 2017) – Savannah River National Laboratory Advisory Engineer Tracy S. Rudisill has received the 2017 Glenn T. Seaborg Actinide Separations Award. Given annually, this award recognizes a U.S. scientist or engineer who has made outstanding and lasting contributions to the development and…
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