SRNL Savannah River National Laboratory

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Name: SRNL Savannah River National Laboratory
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Energy secretary to visit SRS

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz will tour the mixed-oxide fuel fabrication facility and other areas at Savannah River Site on Monday.Moniz is scheduled to meet with workers, local elected officials and stakeholders to discuss the site’s role in national ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

New chief begins at SRNS

Just six weeks into her new job, the new chief of Sa­van­nah River Site’s management and operations contractor has her eye on the site’s half-century-old infrastructure and its aging workforce.Carol Johnson, a 30-year veteran of the nuclear and environmental ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Two More Hanford Workers Smell Odors at a Tank Farm

RICHLAND, WA - Two Hanford workers were evaluated Thursday after smelling abnormal odors at a tank farm. One worker reported symptoms and was sent to Kadlec Regional Medical Center and later released. The second was checked out on site and went back to ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Column: Positive aspects exist for processing German fuel

There has been an awful lot of heat, but little light, accompanying the “tempest in a tea pot” atmosphere surrounding the proposal to accept German experimental reactor fuel at the Savannah River Site. Politicians are pounding chests, demanding answers ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

SRS oversight board challenges waste assessment

A federally appointed Savannah River Site oversight panel is challenging the environmental assessment being prepared for proposed shipments of German nuclear waste.The assessment does not go far enough into analyzing potential delays to existing missions ... [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

SRS completes annual process

The Savannah River Site recently completed an annual process in K Area that validates the Site’s ongoing commitment to maintaining the safety and security of the nuclear materials that are stored there, according to Site officials. The mission of K Area ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Energy Dept.: SRS researching how site could handle German waste

The likelihood of the Savannah River Site receiving shipments of German fuel may have heightened, as reports said the German government is currently paying researchers at the Site to study how best to handle the material.The fuel is highly-enriched uranium, ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Hanford Workers "Not Exposed To Any Vapors"

After 38 Hanford workers reported exposure to chemical vapors, their employers are now saying there was no actual “exposure”.  HANFORD, WA – After 38 Hanford workers reported exposure to chemical vapors, their employers are now saying there was no ... [Published KNDO KNDU - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

SRS Completes Annual Destructive Examinations to Verify Safe Storage of Nuclear Materials

Photo of an examination of a container of nuclear materials at the Savannah River Site (Credit: U.S. Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions) Aiken, SC -Savannah River Site (SRS) recently completed an annual process in K Area that validates ... [Published WJBF-TV - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

DOE Signs Notice to Prepare Environmental Assessment on Proposed Project with Germany

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Energy Department recently signed a notice of intent to prepare an environmental assessment to analyze the potential environmental impacts from a proposed project to accept used nuclear fuel from the Federal Republic of Germany ... [Published Ein News - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

EM Laboratory Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership

AIKEN, S.C. – Dr. James Marra, an investigator with EM’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), was named the 2014 recipient of the D.T. Rankin Award for exemplary service to the Nuclear and Environmental Technology Division of the American Ceramic ... [Published Ein News - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Phase two of WIPP recovery about to begin

CARLSBAD Phase two of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant underground recovery process is about to begin according to Department of Energy officials.Workers at WIPP, located 26 miles southeast of Carlsbad, recently completed air filter replacement and will ... [Published El Paso Times - Jul 02 2014]

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"They can do that with something called a chemical scrubber. So, just like in a coal plant, you might have a scrubber to capture the coal dust. A chemical scrubber is there to, it's like a water softener for the air" said Carpenter
"I personally, Bob Wilkinson, do not believe any of our folks have done any false reporting or psychosomatic type of reporting. I believe the symptoms they are reporting are real."

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Moniz: MOX searching for funding streams, hints... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 29 2014]
Secretary Moniz to tour MOX, other Site facilities [Published Aiken Today - Jul 25 2014]
Energy secretary to visit SRS [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
New chief begins at SRNS [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 20 2014]
Activists Speak Out against Importing German Nu... [Published Atlanta Progressive News - Jul 19 2014]
Two More Hanford Workers Smell Odors at a Tank ... [Published KHQ Right Now - Jul 18 2014]
Column: Positive aspects exist for processing G... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 17 2014]
Carol Johnson ready for challenges at SRNS [Published Aiken Today - Jul 17 2014]
SRS oversight board challenges waste assessment [Published Augusta Chronicle - Jul 14 2014]
SRS completes annual process [Published Aiken Today - Jul 13 2014]
Energy Dept.: SRS researching how site could ha... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 12 2014]
Germany paying SRS researchers to see how site ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 12 2014]
Hanford Workers "Not Exposed To Any Vapors" [Published KNDO KNDU - Jul 10 2014]
SRS Completes Annual Destructive Examinations t... [Published WJBF-TV - Jul 09 2014]
DOE Signs Notice to Prepare Environmental Asses... [Published Ein News - Jul 03 2014]
EM Laboratory Researcher James Marra Recognized... [Published Ein News - Jul 03 2014]
Phase two of WIPP recovery about to begin [Published El Paso Times - Jul 02 2014]
German nuclear waste study underway [Published McDuffieMirror - Jun 25 2014]
Residents show mixed feelings on German fuel [Published Aiken Today - Jun 25 2014]
SRNL to review Hanford Site's chemical-vapors p... [Published NEI SmartBrief - Jun 24 2014]
Officials: Stay the course on Hanford vapors un... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Jun 24 2014]
SRNL assists DOE in chemical vapor exposure [Published Aiken Today - Jun 23 2014]
Meeting Tuesday on German waste proposal [Published McDuffieMirror - Jun 23 2014]
Outside lab asked to review Hanford vapor problem [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Apr 29 2014]
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