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

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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SRS Donates Structures for Regional Economic, Workforce Development
September 15, 2020
Built in the early 1990s, the metal buildings at SRS were no longer needed for DOE missions.
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SRS Removes Silver-Bearing Sludge From Tank to Recover Precious Metal
September 8, 2020
EM and the management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site have successfully removed sludge containing silver from an industrial waste
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3D Printing Improves Radiological Safety at SRS at Low Cost
September 8, 2020
An employee at the Savannah River Site recently discovered how 3D printers can create unique objects at a low cost to improve safety and operations.
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SRS Enhances Safety, Creates Efficiencies in Plutonium Downblend Process
September 1, 2020
The management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site recently completed a three-phase process optimization outage.
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SRS Completes Risk Reduction Activities in Building Used to Produce Fuel for Space Program
August 25, 2020
Workers at the Savannah River Site have completed risk reduction and cleanup activities in a building containing residual plutonium.
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SRS 'Switches IT Up,' Optimizing Cybersecurity
August 25, 2020
The future of cybersecurity was brought to reality at the Savannah River Site with a hardware upgrade that replaced 800 computer network switches.
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EM Names Nicole Nelson-Jean as Associate Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Field Operations
August 11, 2020
EM has selected Nicole Nelson-Jean to serve as EM’s associate principal deputy assistant secretary for field operations, effective at the end of this.
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Virtual and Onsite Summer Internships Support EM Cleanup
August 11, 2020
Despite limitations due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students have been interning across the EM complex this summer with the help of creativity.
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Council Honors EM Contractors as Leaders in Safety
August 11, 2020
Two EM contractors recently earned national recognition for being leaders in safety.
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News Releases

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DOE-SR Site Status updates
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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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SWMF Disposes of Safety and Control Rods from the Five SRS Production Reactors
Employees of the Solid Waste Management Facility (SWMF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently completed characterizing and shipping for disposa...
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DOE Issues Final RFP for New Savannah River National Laboratory Management and Operating Contract
The U.S. DOE Office of EM today issued a Final Request for Proposal for the new, standalone M&O contract for the SRNL, located at SRS near Aiken, SC.
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SRS’s HB Line Placed in Safe Shutdown Status
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) employees at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) recently completed placing the HB ...
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New Application Significantly Reduces Prep Time for Waste Processing at SRS
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) has developed a new electronic application capable of reducing by up to 75 pe...
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DOE Issues Draft RFP Sections B, C, H, L, M and Section J Task Orders For the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract ...
DOE Issues Draft RFP Sections B, C, H, L, M and Section J Task Orders For the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract and a ...
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DOE Issues Draft RFP for New Savannah River National Laboratory Management-and-Operating Contract
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) today issued a Draft Request for Proposal (RFP) for the new, standalone man...
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SRS Postpones Public Tours
Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Department of Energy is postponing all public tours of Environmental Management sites through the end of ...
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DOE Issues Special Notice and Draft Performance Work Statement for the Savannah River Site Integrated Mission Completion Contract
Today, the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management issued a Special Notice and Draft Performance Work Statement.
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