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January 1, 2012
By May, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions expects to be shipping transuranic waste to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant almost continuously, using six TRUPACT-III shipping containers like the one shown here.
Savannah River Site 2012 Outlook: Transuranic Waste Program Set to Safely Reach Milestone

AIKEN, S.C. – In 2012, the Savannah River Site (SRS) is scheduled to achieve a milestone by completing processing of 5,000 cubic meters of legacy transuranic (TRU) waste for shipment to a safe, permanent disposal facility.

January 1, 2012
The Savannah River Chapter of North American – Young Generation in Nuclear is a new group forming at the Savannah River Site.
Young Professionals in Nuclear Industry Group Forms at Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. – Supporting the development of young nuclear professionals in the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA) is the purpose behind a new group forming at the Savannah River Site (SRS).

January 1, 2012
H Canyon, above, and HB-Line are scheduled to soon begin dissolving and purifying plutonium currently stored at the Savannah River Site to demonstrate the capability to produce oxide material that meets the Mixed Oxide Facility (MOX) feedstock specifications. The production process at MOX, which is now under construction, will eventually create fuel pellets for U.S. commercial reactor fuel assemblies.
Savannah River Site’s H Canyon Begins 2012 with New and Continuing Missions - Transuranic waste remediation, new mission work are the focus of the nation’s only active nuclear chemical separations facility in 2012

AIKEN, S.C. – The Savannah River Site (SRS) is breathing new life into the H Canyon, the only active nuclear chemical separations facility still operating in the U.S.

December 20, 2011
Carolers sing in front of Forest Acres, South Carolina's new LED holiday light display. | Photo courtesy of Richland County, S.C.
South Carolina Community Lights Up the Season with Energy-Efficient Holiday Lights

A South Carolina community is proving that energy efficiency can improve the holidays by reducing energy and maintenance costs, thanks to its new LED holiday lights.

December 13, 2011
CX-007418: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Sidewalks to School
CX(s) Applied: B1.13
Date: 12/13/2011
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

November 15, 2011
SRR Bubbler Project Manager Bill Pepper, center, accepts the PMI Project of the Year award from Eloy Saldivar, left, president of the Savannah River Chapter of PMI. DWPF Facility Manager Les Sonnenberg is on the right.
Savannah River Site Contractor Receives Project Management Institute Award

AIKEN, S.C. – The local chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI) recently honored the Savannah River Site liquid waste contractor with its 2011 Project of the Year award.

November 3, 2011
The Savannah River National Laboratory completed successful deployments of the RadBall, a gamma radiation-mapping device.
SRNL Deploys Innovative Radiation Mapping Device

The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), EM’s national lab, has made strides with remote technology designed to reduce worker exposure while measuring radiation in contaminated areas.

October 17, 2011
EIS-0283-S2: Interim Action Determination

Disposition of Certain Plutonium Materials Stored at the Savannah River Site

October 13, 2011
CX-006923: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Design and Install a Modification to the HB-Line Exhaust Fan Dampers
CX(s) Applied: B2.5
Date: 10/13/2011
Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
Office(s): Environmental Management

October 13, 2011
CX-006920: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Install Drain Sink in Room 141, Building 735-11A
CX(s) Applied: B3.6
Date: 10/13/2011
Location(s): Aiken, South Carolina
Office(s): Environmental Management, National Energy Technology Laboratory