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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


12.31.13   Dr. Sam Fink Earns Donald Orth Lifetime Achievement Award

12.31.13   Savannah River Remediation Issues Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report

12.18.13   Prototype System Brings Advantages of Wireless Technology to Secure Environment

12.16.13   Registration for the 2014 SRS Public Tour Program Begins December 30

12.12.13   Area Children to Benefit from SRS "Toys for Tots" Campaign

12.10.13   Ruth Patrick’s Work Opens Doors for SRNL Environmental Remediation

11.21.13   SRNL Innovation Contributes to Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility and Electrical Grid Simulator

11.14.13   Area Students Explore SRS Nuclear Facilities during National Science Week

11.13.13   Students Travel to SRNL for Unique Intern Experience

11.04.13   Aiken County, SRNS Collaborate to Expand National Laboratory Space

11.04.13   SRS Safety Engineer Honored

09.20.13   NNSA Honors 41 SRS Employees with Defense Programs Awards of Excellence

09.18.13   SRR Produces 40 Canisters in August; Most Ever in History

09.13.13   Over 7,000 Area Students Attend College
Night 2013

09.04.13   Project Management Institute Selects SRNS as Finalist for International Award

08.26.13   Next Set of Saltstone Disposal Units Prepare for Operations

08.15.13   Grouting to Begin on Two Additional SRS Waste Tanks

07.25.13   Multi-Year Modernization Project Comes to Fruition

07.25.13   Readiness Assessments Begin for Tanks 5 and 6 Grouting

07.24.13   SRNL Named Industry Leader in Safety

07.16.13   Vegetable Oil Used to Treat Groundwater Contamination

07.15.13   SRNL to Collaborate with Nuclear Protection Products

07.011.13   SRNS Employees Save $23.7 Million

07.02.13   SRS Salt Waste Processing Surpasses 1 Million Gallons per Year for the Second Time in 5 Years

06.25.13   SRR Begins Final Efforts to Consolidate Tank Farm Control Rooms Into One State-of-the-Art Facility

06.11.13   SRNL’s Dr. Robert L. Sindelar Returns from Appointment in Japan

06.06.13   Wireless Project Can Improve DOE, NNSA Secure Communications

06.03.13   SRR Saltstone Operators Receive Real-Time Emergency Training in New Control Room Simulator

05.09.13   Internet Food Service for SRS Employees Sought

04.25.13   SRNS Partners with Georgialina Physical Therapy Associates to Bring Services to SRS Employees

04.22.13   SRS Railcar Platform Granted US Patent

04.22.13   SRS Salt Waste Processing: 5 Years of Success

04.18.13   Salt Processing Reaches First of Two 2013 Contract Milestones

04.08.13   SRS Saltstone Facility Exceeds Midpoint of FY13 Milestone; Processes Over 1 Million Gallons of Salt Waste

03.26.13   DWPF Melter 2 Celebrates 10th Anniversary

03.21.13   2013 Regional Science and Engineering Fair Competition

03.19.13   SRNL, Hadron Technologies Sign License Agreement for Hybrid Microwave System

03.05.13   Salt Processing Milestone Achieved at SRS

02.25.13   Area High School Teams Compete during DOE’s National Science Bowl® Regional Championship

02.21.13   SRNL Study to Advance Innovation for Natural Gas Fueled Vehicles

02.21.13   NNSA Program Helps Position SRS Tritium Facilities for the Future

02.07.13   SRNL Researcher Named as Embassy Science Fellow

 02.07.13   Savannah River Tritium Enterprise Achieves High Marks for Support to Nation’s Security

 02.06.13   Historic Tank Marker Donated to Savannah River Site Archives

01.23.13   New-Style Disposal Units Working as Planned
at SRS


2012 News Release Archive
Click here to download the 2012 ZIPed archive, requires ZIP-compatible decompression software to open (~12MB).

2011 News Release Archive
Click here to download the 2011 ZIPed archive, requires ZIP-compatible decompression software to open (~13MB).

2010 News Release Archive
Click here to download the 2010 ZIPed archive, requires ZIP-compatible decompression software to open (~4MB).

For copies of SRNS news releases from prior years, please email Barbara Smoak at



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