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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:

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.

June 30, 2014
Wade Sumner, Dax's last handler at SRS, says goodbye to Dax as the dog rejoins his former handler, federal Special Agent Patrick Price.
Dog Earns Retirement with Former Handler

AIKEN, S.C. – Dax, a male German shepherd in the Savannah River Site’s (SRS) security canine unit, recently earned retirement by joining the family of one of his former trainers.

June 30, 2014
SRNL Investigator Dr. James Marra
EM Laboratory Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership

AIKEN, S.C. – Dr. James Marra, an investigator with EM’s Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), was named the 2014 recipient of the D.T. Rankin Award for exemplary service to the Nuclear and Environmental Technology Division of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS).

June 30, 2014
SRR Radiological Protection Inspector Tony Spence, who graduated from ATC, performs radiation monitoring duties.
Savannah River Remediation, College Create Job Opportunities for Graduates

AIKEN, S.C. – Savannah River Remediation (SRR), the liquid waste contractor for the EM program at the Savannah River Site (SRS), requires workers with unique skills to protect employees from radiation as the company works safely toward completing its mission.

June 30, 2014
DOE named Terrel "Terry" J. Spears the new deputy manager of the Savannah River Site.
New Savannah River Site Deputy Manager Named

AIKEN, S.C. – DOE’s Savannah River Operations Office selected Terrel “Terry” J. Spears as the deputy manager of the Savannah River Site (SRS) this month.