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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

August 12, 2014
CX-012568: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Installation of H-Canyon 294-1H Process Air Supply Tunnel Manway Building
CX(s) Applied: B1.15
Date: 41863
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

August 11, 2014
2014 International Workshop on Grid Simulator Testing

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Clemson University will host the second International Workshop on Grid Simulator Testing of Energy Systems and Wind Turbine Powertrains at the Duke Energy Electric Grid Research, Innovations and Development Center at 1253 Supply Street, North Charleston, South Carolina. The purpose of the workshop is to discuss the research and testing needs involved in grid compliance testing of utility-scale wind turbine generators. Information regarding the workshop can be found at: http://www.nrel.gov/esi/pdfs/201406_egrid_workshop_flyer.pdf.

July 29, 2014
A container holding plutonium-bearing materials is placed inside an outer container. A number of these containers at SRS go through examinations each year to look for signs of degradation.
SRS Completes Annual Examinations to Verify Safe Storage of Nuclear Materials

AIKEN, S.C. – The EM program at the Savannah River Site (SRS) recently completed an annual process in K Area that validates the site’s ongoing commitment to maintaining the safety and security of nuclear materials stored there.

July 29, 2014
Female engineers from SSC Atlantic and local industry partners shared their backgrounds, explained their work, and encouraged the girls to think about STEM careers at the Girls Day Out event in Charleston, South Carolina.
Inspiring Girls to Explore STEM Careers in Charleston, SC

Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SSC Atlantic) partnered with the College of Charleston and Trident Technical College to get girls excited about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) at a Girls Day Out Summer Camp July 25-26.