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May 4, 2015
CX-013904: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Gas Chromatographic Analysis of Samples for VOC's - Labs 135, 123 and 118 of 735-11A
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 05/04/2015
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

April 29, 2015
SRNS employee Matthew Gay uses critical electronic rounds to take a reading at the Savannah River National Laboratory. In one Continuous Improvement initiative, SRNS switched to recording required facility and equipment readings electronically. The move reduced operator readings from 326 to 26, freeing up as much as 3.5 employee hours per shift — 730 per year — for work on other facility needs. The annual cost savings are over $42,000.
EM Contractor Reaps Benefits of Continuous Improvement Culture

AIKEN, S.C. – Continuous Improvement (CI) at Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), EM’s management and operations contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS), focuses on eliminating wasteful steps in processes, making little changes that result in significant savings.

April 29, 2015
SRR employees work through the Lean process.
EM’s Liquid Waste Contractor Produces $21 Million in Savings with ‘Lean’ System

AIKEN, S.C. – EM’s liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) achieved more than $21 million in savings in its first full year using a system that focuses on continuous efficiency and quality improvement.

April 21, 2015
CX-013555: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Subcontractor To Replace 702-L Telecommunication Roof
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 04/21/2015
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

March 30, 2015
A melter at the Defense Waste Processing Facility recently poured its 10 millionth pound of glass.
Melter Pours 10 Millionth Pound of Glass

AIKEN, S.C. – The “heart” of the Defense Waste Processing Facility (DWPF) at the Savannah River Site (SRS) is pumping at a record pace.

March 25, 2015
CX-013582: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Provide a Rated Wall for HB-Line Stairwell #2, Storage Room and Fire Door
CX(s) Applied: B2.5
Date: 03/25/2015
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

March 20, 2015
SEAB Meeting - June 17, 2015

SEAB Meeting - June 17, 2015

February 26, 2015
A view of the Savannah River Site, which includes underground waste tanks and facilities.
SRS Workers Moved Millions of Gallons of High-Level Waste Safely in 2014

AIKEN, S.C. – EM and its liquid waste contractor safely transferred more than 20 million gallons of high-level waste within the Savannah River Site’s (SRS) waste tanks and facilities in 2014.

January 29, 2015
CX-013369: Categorical Exclusion Determination

730-1B and 730-4B Roof Replacement
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 01/29/2015
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

January 29, 2015
CX-013368: Categorical Exclusion Determination

MOX Services Use of 83 Acres for Storage and Staging of Construction Materials
CX(s) Applied: B1.15
Date: 01/29/2015
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office