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11.24.15   DOE SunShot Grant Awarded to SRNL for Solar Power Initiatives

11.12.15   SRS Tour Continues to Surprise and Impress Area Educators

10.29.15   NNSA Honors SRS Employees for Excellence

10.29.15   SRS Information Pods: Learning About SRS Projects and Missions

10.27.15   SRS’s Liquid Waste Program Successes Yield A Strong Fiscal Year Finish

10.22.15   DOE Contractor Completes Major Salt Waste Processing Facility Construction Milestone

10.20.15   SRS Begins Steps to Double-Stack Canisters for Continued Safe Storage of Glassified Waste

10.19.15   Mobility Impaired Hunters and Wounded Warriors Aim for Success during Annual Deer Hunt at SRS

10.13.15   SHINE Signs License Agreement for SRNL Innovation

10.13.15    SRR to Begin Testing for Liquid Tightness of Saltstone Disposal Unit 6

10.02.15   Savannah River Site Citizens Advisory Board Seeking New Members

10.01.15   2014 Environmental Report States SRS Environmentally Safet

10.01.15    Savannah River Remediation Installs New Cost-Saving Pump Design

09.25.15   SRNL Joins with Japan on New Fukushima Research Project

09.23.15    Thousands of Area Students Attend College Night 2015

09.23.15   Grouting Complete for Closure Of 7th SRS Waste Tank

09.22.15   DOE Releases Request for Information/Sources Sought for SRS Liquid Waste Services

09.08.15   Savannah River Site’s H-Canyon Used as Test Bed for New Technologies

09.01.15   SRNL’s F/H Analytical Laboratories Achieve International Standard Accreditation

08.25.15   Inaugural Savannah River Site “Sports Challenge” Benefits the United Way

08.18.15   Re-evaluation of Maintenance Schedules Saves Thousands of Dollars, Hours

08.12.15   Savannah River Site’s H Canyon Turns 60 Years Old

08.12.15    Aiken Tech Radiation Protection Technology Program Fills a Local Need

08.12.15   USC-Aiken, SRNL Sign University Scholars Agreement

08.11.15   South Carolina National Guard Training at the Savannah River Site

08.06.15   SRR Completes Elastomeric Roof Coating on Saltstone Disposal Facility Vault 4

07.27.15   SRS Firefighters Respond to 50 Emergencies in
the CSRA

07.23.15   Space Probe Used for Historic Pluto Flyby Fueled by Savannah River Site’s H Canyon

07.21.15   SRNL’s Dr. Brian Looney Wins Orth Award

07.20.15   CSRA College Night Celebrates Over 20 Years of Service to Area Students on September 10

07.15.15  Excess SRS Assets Boost Area Economies

07.14.15  SRNL Technologies Featured at National Showcase

07.09.15   Concrete Trucks Crisscross SRS for Multiple Projects

07.08.15   SRNL Assumes Leadership of National Analytical Management Program

07.02.15  SRS Softball Tournament a “Home Run” for Local United Way Agencies

06.30.15   Innovative Disposal of Concrete Culverts Completed Ahead of Schedule

06.29.15   Public Tour Program Continues at SRS

06.24.15   SRNS Gets A+ Report Card for Education Outreach

06.22.15   Aiken Hospitality Partners Visit SRS

06.10.15   Spent Fuel Project Personnel Improve Process Efficiency and Employee Safety

06.04.15   SRNS Takes on Environmental Cleanup Challenge: Coal-Fired Ash

06.02.15   SRS Firefighters and Radiological Protection Complete Live Burn Training

06.02.15   Grouting Begins on Next SRS Waste Tank

06.01.15   3D Training: Virtual Reality for Nuclear Material Handling

05.28.15   SRNS Dismantles Radioactive Waste Storage Facility

05.14.15   Unneeded Plutonium Sources Successfully Transferred From SRS

05.11.15  SRS Breaks Ground for New Heating Plant at Biomass Cogeneration Facility

05.05.15   SRNL: Inventing Extra Protection for High Energy Waste

04.29.15   Energy Department Adds Two-Years to Liquid Waste Management Contract at SRS

04.29.15   SRS Deer Hunt Registration Begins

04.24.15   DOE SRS Contractors Participate in Aiken’s Earth Day Celebration

04.23.15   SRNL’s Fox Named Fellow of the American Ceramic Society

04.15.15   Expanded Operations Resume in H Canyon to Allow for Increased Spent Fuel Processing

04.09.15   SRNL: Safest National Laboratory

04.08.15   Registration for SRS' First Ultimate Fishing Challenge Begins

04.01.15   SRNL: Helping Students Emerge as Scientists

03.31.15   SRNL’s Dr. Brenda García-Díaz Honored for Research Excellence

03.23.15   Secure Wireless Technology Found to be Highly Reliable

03.23.15   SRS Mega-Volume Waste Disposal Unit Reaches Halfway Construction Mark

03.17.15   Savannah River Remediation Completes Construction Turnover of Salt Solution Receipt Tanks

03.16.15   Veterans Seeking Post-Military Careers Tour SRS Curation Facility

03.16.15   From Silver to Lead, SRS turns Potential Trash into Recycled Treasure

03.11.15   SRS Salt Waste Processing Reaches 5-Million Gallon Milestone

03.04.15   Area High School Teams Perform Well at DOE’s Savannah River Regional Science Bowl® Championship

03.02.15   SRS Senior Engineer Honored

02.26.15   DWPF Melter 2 Pours 10 Millionth Pound of Glass

02.20.15   SRS Responds to Train Derailment, Hydrochloric Acid Spill

02.13.15   Savannah River Remediation Reaches 8 Million Hours without Lost Work Day

02.11.15   Millions of Gallons of High-Level Waste Safely Moved at SRS in 2014

02.03.15   Monitoring the Invisible – a New Technology
in Nuclear Detection

02.02.15   Continuous Improvement at SRS Leads to Invention of New, Safer Equipment

01.08.15   SRS Public Tours: Decades of Inspiring History, Cold War Defense, Nuclear Operations and Miles of Pristine Wilderness



12.31.14   SRNL Forecasters - Not Just Your Average Weather Man

12.17.14   “Dash for Bikes and Trikes” Brings Joy to Those in Need this Holiday Season

12.12.14   SRS Employees Give Over 15,000 Christmas Gifts to Local Children

12.12.14   Registration for the 2015 SRS Public Tour Program Begins December 29

12.11.14   Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Starts Spent Nuclear Fuel Campaign

12.04.14   Savannah River Remediation Unveils ‘Cool Roofs’ to Save Energy

12.02.14   SRNS Makes Improvements to Minimize High Level Liquid Waste Volume

11.12.14   Mobile Seminar for Local Teachers, Provides Inside Tour and Special Insight into SRS Projects and Programs during National Science Week

10.30.14   Mobility Impaired Hunters and Wounded Warriors Aim for Success during Annual Deer Hunt at SRS

10.28.14   SRS Heritage Foundation, Aiken County and SRNS Cut Ribbon at SRS History Museum

10.20.14   Savannah River Site Employees Earn NNSA Defense Programs Awards

10.08.14   SRNS President and CEO Visits SRS Retiree Resource Center

10.07.14   SRNL Technology Reduces Cost to Capture Carbon

09.29.14   SRNS Takes on New Environmental Cleanup Challenge: Coal-Fired Ash

09.25.14   SRNS Completes Repairs of Equipment Used for New Missions

09.22.14   Thousands of Area Students Attend College Night 2014

09.17.14   2013 Monitoring Report States SRS Environmentally Safe

08.28.14   SRS Safely Completes Dissolution of Sodium Reactor Experiment Fuel

08.27.14   SRNL and Hadron Technologies – Turning Microwave Ovens into Forensic Tools for Law Enforcement

08.11.14   SRS Completes Vacuuming of “Cobwebs” found in L Basin

08.14.14   SRNS Safely Completes Facility Modifications to H Canyon

08.07.14   Savannah River Remediation Begins Installation of Process Vessel Ventilation System

08.01.14   SRS Contractor Receives National DOE Awards for Saving Millions

07.31.14   SRNL and MES– Helping the Anchor Hold

07.30.14   SRS Selected for National Electric Vehicle Pilot Program

07.08.14   SRS Completes Annual Destructive Examinations to Verify Safe Storage of Nuclear Materials

07.07.14   Patrick Westover Honored at AGS Conference

07.02.14   SRS Softball Tournament Raises More Than $13K for United Way

07.02.14   SRS Deer Hunt Registration Begins

06.24.14   SRNL’s Dr. Natraj Iyer is among the 2014 Class of Fellows named by the American Ceramics Society

06.12.14   U.S. Army, Lockheed Martin Complete Second Autonomous Convoy Capabilities Advancement Demonstration

06.11.14   SRR Reaches 5 Million Hours without Lost Work Day

05.29.14   Dr. Robert Leishear Recognized as ASME Fellow

05.27.14   SRNL Researcher James Marra Recognized for Leadership

05.13.14   ASM International Names SRS a Historical Landmark

05.12.14   SRNL Researcher Donates Collection for Education

05.07.14   SRNL’s Dr. Tad Whiteside Awarded 2014 Erskine College Outstanding Young Alumni Award

04.29.14   Inspiring the Next Generation in Innovation

04.25.14   SRNL Asked to Lead Independent Expert Review of Chemical Vapors and Worker Protection at DOE’s Hanford Waste Tanks

04.22.14   24th Annual Department of Energy National Science Bowl® 4/24-28/14

04.01.14   SRNL Innovation to Keep the Country Charged

03.31.14   Legacy Company Construction Workers Achieve Safety Milestone at SRS

03.24.14   SRNL’s John Dewes Receives Hungary’s Golden Cross of Merit

03.19.14   Energy Department Teams with Operation Warfighter, Hosts Military Interns at Savannah River Site

03.18.14   2014 Regional Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Leading Area Students to Careers in Science, Technology and Engineering

03.04.14   Area High School Teams Vie for DOE’s Savannah River Regional Science Bowl® Championship

02.28.14   Internet and Mobile Food Vendors Sought for SRS Employees

02.27.14   SC Military Command Signing Ceremony

02.04.14   Natural Gas to Fuel Cars


2013 News Release Archive
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2012 News Release Archive
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2011 News Release Archive
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2010 News Release Archive
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For copies of SRNS news releases from prior years, please email Barbara Smoak at


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