A recent upgrade at H Canyon at the Savannah River Site (SRS) will now make it possible to process plutonium fuel removed from a Japanese research reactor, aiding the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) nonproliferation mission.
April 12, 2022Learn More
Federal and contractor leadership serving on a panel at the 2022 Waste Management Symposia last week discussed the progress of liquid waste treatment facilities at three EM sites as they work to meet cleanup commitments.
March 15, 2022Learn More
A team from a high school in Evans, Georgia, won the DOE Savannah River Site (SRS) Regional Science Bowl Competition and will advance to the national tournament this spring.
March 15, 2022Learn More
A multi-decade project to treat contaminated groundwater and stop its migration beneath a portion of the Savannah River Site (SRS) has successfully concluded with the removal of an estimated 18,000 pounds of chemicals.
March 8, 2022Learn More
A team that operates camera-mounted drones at the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) has been recognized with the 2021 Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Unit Award by DOE’s Office of Aviation Management.
March 1, 2022Learn More
EM recently installed equipment at the Savannah River Site (SRS) that ensures continued safe shipment of transuranic (TRU) waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) for disposal.
February 15, 2022Learn More
EM and its contractors at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently achieved their 4,000th environmental cleanup milestone under a state-issued hazardous and mixed-waste permit and an agreement enacted by state and federal regulators.
February 8, 2022Learn More
EM and its liquid-waste contractor at the Savannah River Site have filled two tank farm structures with cementitious grout to complete a significant step toward the operational closure of the first high-activity liquid waste facilities at the SRS site.
February 1, 2022Learn More
EM and its cleanup contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have reached an important agreement with South Carolina and federal environmental regulators on the final cleanup of a 25-mile-long stream corridor at the site.
January 25, 2022Learn More
U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm recently presented Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards to the team responsible for the safe and successful completion of a multi-year campaign to support global nuclear security goals by...Learn More
The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management has developed a new, innovative system that reduces both operational downtime and personnel exposure at a key facility in the Savannah River Site (SRS) liquid waste system.Learn More
This year, SRNS, Centerra, Battelle Savannah River Alliance (BSRA), and SRR joined forces and raised a total of $1,465,649, surpassing their original $1.4 million goal for the 2021 United Way campaign.Learn More
This year marks 30 years that the Savannah River Site (SRS) has participated in the Marine Corps Toys for Tots and Salvation Army Angel Tree Program Campaigns.Learn More
The U.S. DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM), with SRR, has ceremoniously cut the ribbon on the second mega-volume Saltstone Disposal Unit (SDU) at the Savannah River Site and broken ground on the final three SDUs to be built onsite.Learn More
K Area Plutonium Downblend work at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has recently moved from two- to four-shift glovebox operations to advance the Department of Energy’s mission of removing plutonium from South Carolina.Learn More
About 30 local middle and high school teachers came together recently at the University of South Carolina Aiken for the TREAT Workshop, an event for local educators held by the DOE Savannah River Operations Office since 1995.Learn More