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January 1, 2013
Savannah River Site - C Area Burning/Rubble Pits

Groundwater Database Report - Savannah River Site - C Area Burning/Rubble Pits

December 27, 2012
Shelly Wilson, third from right, participates in a roundtable discussion at the Intergovernmental Meeting with the DOE in New Orleans this month. Also pictured are Maryland Delegate Sally Jameson, left to right, Office of River Protection Deputy Manager Stacy Charboneau, Willie Preacher, Director of DOE-related projects for Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, and Eddy County, N.M., Commissioner Roxanne Lara.
Federal Facilities Liaison Weighs in on EM Achievements, Challenges at Savannah River Site

AIKEN, S.C. – For more than two decades, Shelly Wilson has been working with the Savannah River Site (SRS) as an employee of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC). For the past seven years she has worked as the SCDHEC Federal Facilities Liaison. In this role, Wilson ensures the state and EM program at SRS work collaboratively, and she says she applies pressure where needed to drive down risks.

December 19, 2012
CX-009590: Categorical Exclusion Determination

723-A Distribution Panel 4 (DB4) Replacement
CX(s) Applied: B1.3
Date: 12/19/2012
Location(s): South Carolina
Offices(s): Savannah River Operations Office

December 11, 2012
An elf from DOE's Savannah River Site poses with Santa Claus, who holds a bike, one of the more than 14,200 toys federal employees and contractors donated to the U.S. Marine Toys for Tots Program. Mounds of bikes and other donated toys for the program can be seen in the background.
Toy to the World: Savannah River Site Celebrates 21 Years of Bringing Joy to Kids

AIKEN, S.C. – Santa Claus and his elves are getting a lot of help from DOE’s Savannah River Site (SRS) this year. Federal employees and contractors donated more than 14,200 toys to support the U.S. Marine Reserves Toys for Tots campaign.

November 9, 2012
Department of Energy Cites Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for Worker Safety and Health Violations

The U.S. Department of Energy has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation to Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC for violations of the Department’s worker safety and health regulations.

October 1, 2012
U.S. Energy Under Secretary for Nuclear Security Thomas D'Agostino, left, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) unveil a marker to commemorate the closing of waste tanks at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina.
Savannah River Site Celebrates Historic Closure of Radioactive Waste Tanks: Senior DOE Officials and South Carolina Congressional Leadership Gather to Commemorate Historic Cleanup Milestone

AIKEN, S.C. – Officials from the U.S. Department of Energy gathered with congressional and state leaders this month to celebrate the closure of two Cold War hazardous waste tanks at the Savannah River Site (SRS).

October 1, 2012
Oak Ridge scientists Kelly Roy, left, and Trent Jett collect fish samples in 2011 to support
research on the impacts of the treatment in Tims Branch, a small stream at the Savannah
River Site.
Innovative Mercury Treatment Benefits Stream, Fish

AIKEN, S.C. – A team of scientists is working at the Savannah River Site (SRS) to evaluate the impact of an innovative, inexpensive treatment system that removes mercury from water.

September 21, 2012
DOE Awards Native American, Tribally-Owned Small Business Contract for Support Services to Savannah River Operations Office

Aiken, SC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded a set- aside contract to the NOVA Corp. of Window Rock, Arizona. NOVA will provide administrative support services and information technology support to the Savannah River Operations Office. The firm fixed-price Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract with an estimated value of $20 million with a two-year performance period.

NOVA Corp. is a Native American Tribally-Owned (Navajo) Section 8(a) company under the Small Business Administration.

September 6, 2012
DOE to Extend Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Contract at Savannah River Site to September 2016

Aiken, SC -- The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Operations Office today exercised its option to extend the current Savannah River Site Management and Operating contract with Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC (SRNS) for an additional 38 months, from August 1, 2013 to September 2016.

September 1, 2012
Savannah River Remediation employees install new equipment in the Saltstone Process Room during the recent outage.
Improved Saltstone Facilities Restart Operations

AIKEN, S.C. – The Saltstone Facilities at the Savannah River Site (SRS) have restarted operations following a nine-month planned improvement outage.