Savannah River Site

National Nuclear Security Administration
NNSA is a semi-autonomous agency within the U.S. Department of Energy responsible for enhancing national security through the military application of nuclear science.
Savannah River National Laboratory is the applied research and development laboratory at Savannah River Site.  The laboratory applies state-of-the-art science to provide practical, high-value, cost-effective solutions to complex technical problems.

EM Update

In Mark of Progress, SRS Crews Remove Cesium Columns From Tank Closure Unit
January 12, 2021
EM and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have removed columns that are filled with cesium.
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EM Awards Fees for Contractors’ Performance Across DOE Complex
January 12, 2021
EM recently awarded performance-based fees payments to 10 of its contractors at sites across the DOE complex.
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Salt Waste Processing Facility Team Receives DOE Secretary Awards
December 8, 2020
Deputy Secretary Mark W. Menezes presented the awards as part of a visit to SRS and the Savannah River National Laboratory on Dec. 4.
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Students, SRS Experts Engage in ‘STEMulating' Conversations
November 17, 2020
Students are becoming pen pals with Savannah River Site (SRS) employees whose degrees and careers involve science, technology, engineering, and math.
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EM Contractors Recognized for Safety and Health Excellence
November 10, 2020
EM contractors across the complex have been honored with a variety of awards for safety and health excellence in DOE’s Voluntary Protection Program.
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Collected Pine Cones Help Restore a Forest on Savannah River Site
November 3, 2020
U.S. Forest Service employees recently held their annual longleaf pine cone collection event on Savannah River Site
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SRS Implements Innovative Emergency Preparedness Drills During Pandemic
October 27, 2020
The Savannah River Site (SRS) has launched innovative methods to ensure emergency preparedness drills continue in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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SRS Crews Successfully Demolish Facility Once Critical to Cold War Reactors
October 20, 2020
EM has completed demolition of a large metal storage building at the Savannah River Site.
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Virtual Field Trips to Savannah River Site Become Reality
October 20, 2020
EM contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) is bringing the site visit experience to the students virtually.
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Savannah River Site Closes Soil Cleanup System, Saving $264,000 Annually
October 6, 2020
A 12-year cleanup campaign conducted by EM at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has ended successfully.
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News Releases

Site Status
DOE-SR Site Status updates
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DOE Awards Savannah River National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract
The Cost-Plus-Award-Fee contract will include a 5-year base period.
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State Delegates Designate Nov. 28 SRS Day in S.C.
On Nov. 28, 1950 newspapers and radio stations announced that the then-Savannah River Plant, currently the Savannah River Site (SRS), would be ...
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Salt Waste Processing Facility Operations Underway
The Savannah River Site (SRS) Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF), designed to significantly increase the site’s ability to empty and close ...
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DOE Issues Final RFP for the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Savannah ...
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2019 SRS Annual Environmental Report Released
Each year, the Savannah River Site (SRS) prepares an annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) in accordance with the U.S. Department of Energy ...
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SRS Salt Waste Processing Facility to Begin Operations
The Department of Energy (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) held a ceremony today to mark the start of operations of the Salt Waste Processing ...
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SRS Improves Liquid Waste Facilities as SWPF Prepares for Startup
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have ...
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Project to Double-Stack SRS Waste Canisters Gains Ground
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Environmental Management and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) are ...
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Savannah River Site Improves Planning for Steam Outages at H Canyon
Employees of the H Canyon at the Savannah River Site recently improved planning for steam outages at the chemical processing facility by hiring ...
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