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

Secretary of Energy Achievement Awards Honor EM, NNSA Employees at SRS
February 23, 2021
More than 100 Savannah River Site federal and contractor employees, many of whom work in EM facilities, have been honored.
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SRS Takes Steps Toward Operational Closure of Radioactive Liquid Waste Structures
February 23, 2021
EM is moving closer to closing the first Savannah River Site (SRS) tank farm structures since the closure of an underground waste tank in April 2016.
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DOE Regional Science Bowl Draws 18 Teams From SRS Area
February 23, 2021
Future scientists, engineers, and mathematicians tested their knowledge during the annual DOE Savannah River Regional Science Bowl competition.
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Safety Goes High-Tech at New SRS Facility
February 16, 2021
EM is employing 3D laser scanning to further ensure safety and accuracy in work at the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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Project to Double-Stack SRS Waste Canisters Reaches Milestone
February 9, 2021
EM and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have reached another significant milestone in a project.
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SRS Contractor Saves $12.7 Million, Surpassing Annual EM Challenge
February 2, 2021
Employees with the management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) achieved $12.7 million in cost savings in the fiscal year.
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A Look Back at Cleanup Success at Savannah River Site in 2020
January 26, 2021
EM and management and operations contractor Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) completed six major environmental cleanup projects at the SRS.
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SRS Transfers Spent Nuclear Fuel, Opening Space for Mission Work
January 26, 2021
EM workers at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently began transferring dissolved spent nuclear fuel to a waste processing facility two years early.
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Hanford, SRS Contractor Presidents Receive National Safety Leadership Awards
January 26, 2021
The presidents of two EM cleanup contractors have each won a national award for their commitment to safety.
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SWPF Completes Hot Commissioning, Begins Full Radioactive Operations
January 19, 2021
EM has successfully completed the hot commissioning testing phase of operations at the Salt Waste Processing Facility.
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News Releases

Site Status
DOE-SR Site Status updates
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Reducing the Footprint: SRNS Nears Deactivation of Savannah River Site’s F Area
Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), the Savannah River Site’s (SRS) managing and operating contractor, has made significant progress in...
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DOE Awards Savannah River Site Security Services Contract
Today, the Office of Environmental Management awarded the Security Services contract at the Savannah River Site near Aiken, South Carolina ...
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SRS Completes Canadian TRM Campaign
EM Operations at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site has completed a four-year campaign to receive and process liquid highly enriched ...
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New SRS ‘Virtual Tour’ Now Available
You can now tour the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site from the comfort of your home, thanks to a newly created video available at ...
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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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