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September 12, 2019
The Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, operated by Savannah River Remediation, is the only operating waste vitrification plant in the nation.
DWPF Powers Progress at Savannah River Site
The Defense Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site, operated by Savannah River Remediation.
September 10, 2019
Savannah River Remediation (SRR) President and Project Manager Tom Foster, right, and SRR Senior Industrial Hygienist Alex Brown view a system that monitors air quality for potentially dangerous mercury vapors
SRS Contractor Wins National Safety Award for Mercury Monitoring
The Savannah River Site (SRS) has won a national safety award for its efforts to protect workers from mercury vapors.
September 3, 2019
Ian Reed, left, a Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) radiation control inspector, observes Josh Justice, a driller for SRNS subcontractor Cascade Drilling, during the installation of an injection well for the silver chloride cleanup strategy at the S
SRS Deploys Innovation to Clean Up Groundwater Contamination
The EM program at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has launched an innovative process using silver chloride, a conventional industrial product.
November 13, 2018
From left, Savannah River Remediation (SRR) Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Project Manager Mark Schmitz, SRR Electrical and Instrumentation Mechanic Tyler Stuart, and DOE Associate Under Secretary for Environment, Health, Safety and Security Matthew M
Summit Provides Forum to Discuss Safety of SRS Liquid Waste Cleanup
The safety challenges and successes of EM’s liquid waste cleanup mission at the Savannah River Site (SRS) were among the key themes of a recent event.
November 13, 2018
Savannah River Remediation Melter Engineers John Owen, left, and Dan Iverson currently work at the Savannah River Site's (SRS) Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF). They attended the groundbreaking for the facility as SRS employees in 1983.
SRS Facility Celebrates 35th Anniversary Since Groundbreaking
In November 1983, crews broke ground for the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF), the largest vitrification facility in the U.S.
November 13, 2018
Mike Budney, manager of DOE’s Savannah River Site Operations Office, accepts a commemorative plaque recognizing the Savannah River Site’s role in the production, separation, and supply of plutonium-238.
American Chemical Society Designates SRS Historic Landmark
The world’s largest scientific membership society recently designated the SRS as one of the nation’s “National Historic Chemical Landmarks.”
October 23, 2018
installing an ion exchange column on the Tank Closure Cesium Removal process enclosure in the Savannah River Site’s H Tank Farm.
SRS Crews Complete Startup Testing on Project to Speed Tank Waste Removal
SRS crews recently completed onsite startup testing for an EM project designed to accelerate removal of radioactive waste from underground tanks.
October 9, 2018
The first transfer of radioactive waste to Saltstone Disposal Unit 6 at the Savannah River Site has been completed.
SRS Completes First Transfer of Radioactive Waste to Mega Disposal Unit
About 8,500 gallons of low-level liquid waste from an underground waste tank at SRS have been treated and transferred to SDU 6.
September 11, 2018
EM Assistant Secretary Anne White, Savannah River Site Manager Mike Budney, and EM Senior Advisor Taylor Playforth listen to an overview on H Canyon from Jimmy Winkler of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, the site's management and operations contractor.
Mike Budney Reflects on First Six Months as Savannah River Site Manager
In this Q&A with EM Update, Mike Budney looks back on successes and challenges during his first six months as site manager.
September 4, 2018
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Subcontract Technical Representative Wayne Cadden, right, monitors crews as they resurface cracked, aging roads across the Savannah River Site.
SRS Saves Taxpayer Dollars by Recycling Asphalt for Site Roads
Workers are re-purposing thousands of tons of asphalt milled up from decades-old roads to resurface well-traveled gravel site arteries.
August 15, 2018
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employee Nancy Norris completes a sample analysis in the Savannah River Site F&H Laboratory in support of HB-Line and H-Canyon Operations.
State Honors Savannah River Site Prime Contractors With Safety Awards
For the third consecutive year, two SRS prime contractors won the state of SC's Palmetto Shining Star Safety Award for exemplary safety performance.