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October 30, 2014
Restoration of a 90-acre powerhouse ash basin at the Savannah River Site, pictured here, is under way as workers remove tens of millions of gallons of water from the basin.
EM Takes on Next Environmental Cleanup Challenge at SRS: Coal-Fired Ash

AIKEN, S.C. – A large, 1950s-era, coal-fired power plant sits cold and dark at the Savannah River Site (SRS), but employees with EM and its management and operations contractor are preparing to clean up the facility’s substantial quantities of ash generated over the decades.

September 30, 2014
Shown here is H-Canyon, where workers recently dissolved the last spent nuclear fuel that was a potential safety hazard.
EM Eliminates Potential Safety Hazard at SRS

AIKEN, S.C. – Workers in the EM program recently dissolved the last spent nuclear fuel that represented a health and safety concern at the Savannah River Site (SRS).

August 29, 2014
CX-012423: Categorical Exclusion Determination

High Temperature CMC Nozzles for 65% Efficiency - Phase I
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 41880
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): National Energy Technology Laboratory

August 28, 2014
From left, Dr. Terry Michalske, director of EM’s Savannah River National Laboratory and executive vice president of Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, Savannah River Waste Disposition Operations Director Phillip Giles, and Savannah River Operations Office Manager David Moody are pictured walking at H Tank Farm.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz Talks with SRS Workforce, Meets with Stakeholders

AIKEN, S.C. – Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently visited the Savannah River Site (SRS), where he toured facilities, spoke with the site’s workforce, and met with stakeholders from surrounding communities in South Carolina and Georgia.

August 28, 2014
A process vessel ventilation system is being installed in a facility that houses two tanks that will process decontaminated salt solution at the Saltstone Production Facility.
Ventilation System to Improve Savannah River Site's Liquid Waste Operations

AIKEN, S.C. – The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site are improving salt waste disposition work and preparing for eventual operations of the Salt Waste Processing Facility (SWPF) currently being constructed.

August 28, 2014
Workers remove an old door during H Canyon facility modifications.
Savannah River Site’s H Canyon Work Ensures Future Missions for Facility

EM and its primary contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) safely completed 16 facility modifications three months ahead of schedule in support of the continued operation and sustainability of the H Canyon facility.

August 25, 2014
EIS-0303-SA-02: Supplement Analysis

High-Level Waste Tank Closure Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Savannah River Site

August 20, 2014
CX-012560: Categorical Exclusion Determination

"Repaint Fire Tank 915-K
CX(s) Applied: B1.3

Date: 41871
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office"

August 20, 2014
CX-012560: Categorical Exclusion Determination

"Repaint Fire Tank 915-K
CX(s) Applied: B1.3

Date: 41871
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office"

August 13, 2014
CX-012567: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Groundwater Characterization and Well Installation at the P-Area Reactor Groundwater Operable Unit
CX(s) Applied: B3.1
Date: 41864
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office