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.
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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

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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Lab Waste-Handling Changes to Further Improve Worker Safety at SRS
October 6, 2020
the Savannah River Site (SRS) have developed a system that improves protection for workers who handle and dispose of contaminated laboratory waste.
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‘Bubblers’ Provide Decade of Improved DWPF Operations, Preparation for SWPF
October 6, 2020
Innovative equipment known as “bubblers” have been improving liquid waste operations at EM’s Savannah River Site.
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DOE, Congressional Officials Celebrate Launch of Salt Waste Processing Facility at Savannah River Site
September 29, 2020
Operations of the Salt Waste Processing Facility at the Savannah River Site represents a leap forward in DOE’s ability to tackle tank waste.
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SWPF to Accelerate Tank Waste Cleanup
September 29, 2020
EM and prime contractor Parsons Corporation are poised to begin transferring radioactive material to the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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SRS Fully Integrates Liquid Waste System With Salt Waste Processing Facility
September 29, 2020
EM has successfully integrated the liquid waste treatment system with the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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Officials Unveil 3-D Model of Proposed Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative Facility
September 29, 2020
DOE and the University of South Carolina-Aiken (USCA) unveiled a 3-D model of the proposed Advanced Manufacturing Collaborative facility last week.
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Waste Shipment Represents First Application of DOE's HLW Interpretation
September 24, 2020
DOE has completed the first application of its science-based approach to managing reprocessing waste with the safe and successful shipment.
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SRS Improves Liquid Waste Facilities as SWPF Prepares for Startup
September 15, 2020
EM and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have completed significant upgrades to accelerate treatment.
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Project to Double-Stack SRS Waste Canisters Gains Ground
September 15, 2020
EM liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site are advancing a project to double-stack canisters containing high-level radioactive waste.
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News Releases

Site Status
DOE-SR Site Status updates
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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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SRS Resumes Plutonium Downblend
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employees in the Savannah River Site’s K Area recently resumed plutonium downblend after an outage for extensive ...
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Next Mega-Volume Saltstone Disposal Unit Taking Shape at SRS
The Savannah River Site (SRS) landscape is changing again as Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) 8 cell construction work is underway.
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DOE Honors SRS Team with National Excellence Award for Coal Ash Cleanup
A team from the Savannah River Site (SRS) that completed cleanup of coal ash-contaminated land a year early and at a savings of more than $8 millio...
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