SRS Feed - All Updates http://173.230.129.239/recovery/feed/all en Spending Update as of September 21, 2012 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/spending-update-as-of-september-21-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars"> <div class="field-label">Dollars:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $441.4M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $306.1M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $190M as of April 2011 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> N/A </div> </div> </div> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:49:30 +0000 521 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery at Work - Volume 3, Number 1 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-at-work-volume-3-number-1 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/SRS_RnewsVol3No1_C.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=669891">SRS_RnewsVol3No1_C.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="124" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/SRS_RnewsVol3No1_C-1.jpg?1311716702" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this issue:</p> <ul> <li>Recovery Act Funds Test Reactor Dome Removal in Historic D&amp;D Project</li> <li>Dixon Returns to Site as SRR ARRA Specialist</li> <li>SRS Recovery Act TRU Waste Project Making Progress</li> <li>SRS Recovery Act Program Reaches $1 Billion Mark</li> </ul> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SRS ARRA Newsletter </div> </div> </div> Fri, 01 Jul 2011 21:46:39 +0000 520 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Reactors sealed for last time http://www.srs.gov/recovery/reactors-sealed-for-last-time <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Augusta Chronicle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-29/reactors-sealed-last-time?v=1309391806 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Two of Savannah River Site's oldest nuclear reactors were sealed Wednesday for the last time, marking the completion of two of the most significant projects financed with the site's $1.6 billion share of stimulus funds.</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:23:26 +0000 519 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Savannah River seals up 2 nuclear weapons reactors http://www.srs.gov/recovery/savannah-river-seals-up-2-nuclear-weapons-reactors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The State </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.thestate.com/2011/06/30/1880175/savannah-river-seals-up-2-nuclear.html </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>AIKEN, S.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy has sealed off access to two reactors at a former nuclear weapons plant near the South Carolina-Georgia border.</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:22:14 +0000 518 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS Seals Access to P and R Reactors, Marking End to Nearly 60-Years of History http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-seals-access-to-p-and-r-reactors-marking-end-to-nearly-60-years-of-history <h2>American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Project Progress</h2> <p>AIKEN, S.C. — With investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, (SRNS) today sealed the access to the historic P and R Reactors as part of footprint reduction and legacy cleanup at the Savannah River Site. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, the U.S. Department of Energy and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC, (SRNS) today sealed the access to the historic P and R Reactors as part of footprint reduction and legacy cleanup at the Savannah River Site. </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-label">News Photo:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2044" height="3072" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/noname-2_0.jpeg?1309453725" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="3072" height="2044" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/noname_0.jpeg?1309453997" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2044" height="3072" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/noname-1.jpeg?1309454120" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-photo-caption"> <div class="field-label">Photo Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marc Sharpe, who was a senior reactor operator at P Reactor in the mid-1980s, carries a time capsule containing items that reveal Site and national current events into P Reactor. Dr. David Moody, U.S. Department of Energy-Savannah River Operation Office Manager, is walking behind him. </div> <div class="field-item even"> Marc Sharpe, who was a senior reactor operator at P Reactor in the mid-1980s, (left) and Dr. David Moody, U.S. Department of Energy-Savannah River Operation Office Manager, were the last people to leave P Reactor, just before the opening is welded shut. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> From left, Baker Concrete’s Charles Powell, Archie Jarrell, and Michael Carter weld shut the last opening to the P Reactor 105-P building. Baker performed the in situ grouting of the below-grade areas. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/srs-seals-access-to-p-and-r-reactors-marking-end-to-nearly-60-years-of-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:09:20 +0000 517 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery Act Workers Add Time Capsule Before Sealing Reactor for Hundreds of Years http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-act-workers-add-time-capsule-before-sealing-reactor-for-hundreds-of-years <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/11_SRS Time Capsule NF_0629.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1987584">11_SRS Time Capsule NF_0629.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="129" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/11_SRS-Time-Capsule-NF_0629.jpg?1309453298" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>AIKEN, S.C. – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act workers at the Savannah River Site (SRS) placed a time capsule with a cache of timely news items inside a former nuclear reactor this week before sealing the 300,000-square foot facility shut for hundreds years to allow radioactivity to naturally decay.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> Thu, 30 Jun 2011 17:02:08 +0000 516 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery DOE: SRS aids in overall footprint cleanup http://www.srs.gov/recovery/doe-srs-aids-in-overall-footprint-cleanup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/local/0514-DOE-cleanup </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Department of Energy is on track to reduce its overall cleanup footprint by approximately 90 percent by 2015, due in part to cleanup efforts at the Savannah River Site.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:03:40 +0000 515 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Study: ARRA funds positive impact on area http://www.srs.gov/recovery/study-arra-funds-positive-impact-on-area <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/local/0427-ARRA </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The $1.6 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding awarded to contractors at the Savannah River Site was successful in retaining and creating 4,600 jobs in the local community, as well as creating 86 cents of regional economic impact for every dollar of regionally spent stimulus funds, according to an economic impact study unveiled at USC Aiken.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:03:06 +0000 514 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS carries on with providing service to area http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-carries-on-with-providing-service-to-area <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/local/0507-project-serve-and-care </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In early spring each year, scores of Savannah River Site employees volunteer for the United Way of Aiken County's Project Vision - providing repair and renovation work at social service agencies.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:02:07 +0000 513 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Looking forward to 2011: Savannah River Site http://www.srs.gov/recovery/looking-forward-to-2011-savannah-river-site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/Local/1223-SRS-in-2011 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Department of Energy and its contractors spent 2010 making progress on cleanup projects, racking up hours of safe work, and making plans to keep SRS viable in the future - all while dealing with the challenges of a troubled economy.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:01:30 +0000 512 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Beech Island company gets SRNS contract http://www.srs.gov/recovery/beech-island-company-gets-srns-contract <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/Local/1222-SRNS-contract </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Beech Island small business Grade South has been awarded a $6.3 million contract by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions for closure of the P-Area's Ash Basin and a nearby outfall at the Savannah River Site.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 16:00:49 +0000 511 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Aiken Tech putting students on fast track to nuclear jobs http://www.srs.gov/recovery/aiken-tech-putting-students-on-fast-track-to-nuclear-jobs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/Local/1123-rotary </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>With about 48 percent of nuclear industry staffers nearing retirement, they must be replaced, and that will come from programs like those at Aiken Technical College, instructor David Deal told Aiken Rotary Club members Monday.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Jun 2011 15:58:56 +0000 510 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Low-level Waste Safely Dispositioned Under Runoff Cover at SRS http://www.srs.gov/recovery/low-level-waste-safely-dispositioned-under-runoff-cover-at-srs <p>AIKEN, S.C. – A $3.5-million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has placed an operational stormwater runoff cover over the 625,000-square-foot area comprising E-Area Low-Level Waste (LLW) Facility Slit Trench Disposal Units 1-4. The cover was installed as an interim remedial action and will enhance the protection of human health and the environment. </p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>AIKEN, S.C. – A $3.5-million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project at the Savannah River Site (SRS) has placed an operational stormwater runoff cover over the 625,000-square-foot area comprising E-Area Low-Level Waste (LLW) Facility Slit Trench Disposal Units 1-4. The cover was installed as an interim remedial action and will enhance the protection of human health and the environment. </p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/low-level-waste-safely-dispositioned-under-runoff-cover-at-srs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 05 May 2011 17:47:12 +0000 509 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Stimulus money helped region, study says http://www.srs.gov/recovery/stimulus-money-helped-region-study-says <p>Federal stimulus dollars spent in the five-county region surrounding Savannah River Site created or saved 4,600 jobs and helped mitigate the impact of the worst recession in recent history, according to a new study unveiled Tuesday.</p> <p>Economists at O’Connell Center for Executive Development at the University of South Carolina Aiken partnered with Augusta State University and Claflin University to produce an analysis of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act spending and its impact on Aiken, Barnwell and Allendale counties in South Carolina and Richmond and Columbia counties in Georgia.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Augusta Chronicle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-04-26/stimulus-money-helped-region-study-says </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Federal stimulus dollars spent in the five-county region surrounding Savannah River Site created or saved 4,600 jobs and helped mitigate the impact of the worst recession in recent history, according to a new study unveiled Tuesday.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/stimulus-money-helped-region-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 03 May 2011 17:30:32 +0000 508 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery THE AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT FLOW DOWN TO LOCAL COMMUNITY http://www.srs.gov/recovery/the-american-recovery-and-reinvestment-act-flow-down-to-local-community <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/Combined ARRA Final Copy April 15, 2011.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=2399530">Combined ARRA Final Copy April 15, 2011.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="352" height="264" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/arra-report-cover_0.jpg?1303834779" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>President Barack Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA, also known as Recovery Act or Stimulus) into law on February 17, 2009. The purpose of this report is to show the economic impact of the ARRA on the five South Carolina and Georgia counties that are adjacent to the Savannah River Site (SRS): Aiken, Allendale, and Barnwell counties in South Carolina, and Columbia and Richmond counties in Georgia.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/the-american-recovery-and-reinvestment-act-flow-down-to-local-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 26 Apr 2011 16:22:32 +0000 507 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Spending Update as of April 6, 2011 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/spending-update-as-of-april-6-2011 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars"> <div class="field-label">Dollars:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $383M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $260M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $190M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> N/A </div> </div> </div> Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:17:22 +0000 505 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS Recovery Act Program Reaches $1 Billion Mark http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-recovery-act-program-reaches-1-billion-mark <h2>Investments Accelerate Cleanup; Support Jobs, Training and Local Economy</h2> <p>AIKEN, S.C. – In 22 short months, the Savannah River Site (SRS) has spent $1 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to accelerate environmental cleanup of the remaining Cold War legacy, while supporting jobs, training and small businesses in our region. This funding milestone has resulted in 122 square miles of actual footprint reduction at SRS, which means the site is more than 50 percent of the way to achieving its goal of reducing the total footprint by 75 percent or 233 square miles.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In 22 short months, the Savannah River Site (SRS) has spent $1 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to accelerate environmental cleanup of the remaining Cold War legacy, while supporting jobs, training and small businesses in our region.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/srs-recovery-act-program-reaches-1-billion-mark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 03 Mar 2011 19:31:56 +0000 504 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery Act Shapes Environmental Improvements at Hanford Tank Farms http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-act-shapes-environmental-improvements-at-hanford-tank-farms <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/February-EM-Recovery-Act-Newsletter.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=6891159">February-EM-Recovery-Act-Newsletter.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="110" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/www.em_.doe_.jpg?1297288726" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this February issue, EM Recovery News highlights environmental improvements brought by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management’s (EM) $6 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program. Recent program-wide data show substantial progress in the Recovery Act environmental cleanup at the 17 DOE EM sites in 12 states.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/recovery-act-shapes-environmental-improvements-at-hanford-tank-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 09 Feb 2011 21:53:11 +0000 503 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery Act Funds Test Reactor Dome Removal in Historic D&D Project http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-act-funds-test-reactor-dome-removal-in-historic-dd-project <p>AIKEN, S.C. – The landscape of the Savannah River Site (SRS) is a little flatter and a little less colorful with the removal today of the 75-foot-tall rusty-orange dome from the Cold War-era test reactor. This $25-million reactor decommissioning and deactivation project is funded By the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.</p> <p>Affectionately known by SRS employees as “Hector,” the iconic Heavy Water Components Test Reactor (HWCTR) has stood in the Site’s B Area since 1959 as a testament to the nation’s nuclear age and evidence of SRS’ valuable contribution to it.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The landscape of the Savannah River Site (SRS) is a little flatter and a little less colorful with the removal today of the 75-foot-tall rusty-orange dome from the Cold War-era test reactor.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-label">News Photo:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2400" height="1766" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/hwtcr_0618.jpg?1296660167" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2000" height="1331" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/hwtcr-006_0.jpg?1296660285" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2000" height="1331" alt="" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/hwtcr-003.jpg?1296660320" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-photo-caption"> <div class="field-label">Photo Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A Recovery Act welder cuts the dome of the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor (HWCTR) to free it for removal at SRS today. </div> <div class="field-item even"> An aerial photo of the 174,000-pound of the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor (HWCTR) begin remove by a A 660-ton crane with a 200-foot boom at SRS today. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/recovery-act-funds-test-reactor-dome-removal-in-historic-dd-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 02 Feb 2011 15:20:19 +0000 501 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Spending Update as of January 21, 2011 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/spending-update-as-of-january-21-2011 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars"> <div class="field-label">Dollars:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $383M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $260M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $190M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> N/A </div> </div> </div> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 15:13:11 +0000 500 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery EM Recovery News - December 2010 - Issue 19 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/em-recovery-news-december-2010-issue-19 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/currentNewsletter.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=7164859">currentNewsletter.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="129" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/currentNewsletter-1.jpg?1292344880" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this December issue, EM Recovery News delivers a comprehensive report on continuing and future projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The DOE Office of Environmental Management received $6 billion for environmental cleanup around the DOE complex. The Recovery Act investment is reducing the footprint of the Manhattan Project and the Cold War while creating and retaining jobs and spurring economic activity. Throughout this issue, EM Recovery News highlights milestones Recovery Act workers will reach by September 2011.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/em-recovery-news-december-2010-issue-19" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tue, 14 Dec 2010 16:43:03 +0000 499 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRNL invention to aid in future closing of P Reactor at SRS http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srnl-invention-to-aid-in-future-closing-of-p-reactor-at-srs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/1207-SRNL-slurry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/1207-SRNL-slurry </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>A self-leveling cement slurry invented by Savannah River National Laboratory using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars was used on Nov. 22 to completely fill the P Reactor vessel at the Savannah River Site, taking a step toward closure of the reactor.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 15:08:43 +0000 498 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Contractor Laying Off 1,400 Workers At SRS http://www.srs.gov/recovery/contractor-laying-off-1400-workers-at-srs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WJBF-TV </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www2.wjbf.com/news/2010/nov/11/contractor-laying-off-1400-workers-at-s-94644-vi-58571/ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Job cuts are coming to the Savannah River Site. We learned of the cuts on Wednesday afternoon, when a letter was sent out to employees detailing the decision.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 12 Nov 2010 21:38:43 +0000 497 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Aiken Business Owners React to Huge Layoff http://www.srs.gov/recovery/aiken-business-owners-react-to-huge-layoff <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WJBF-TV </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www2.wjbf.com/news/2010/nov/11/aiken-business-owners-react-to-huge-layo-33444-vi-58633/ </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>1400 People to be laid off at S-R-N-S.</p> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 21:34:11 +0000 496 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery EM Recovery News - November 2010 - Issue 18 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/em-recovery-news-november-2010-issue-18 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/November EM Recovery Act Newsletter-1.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=6496971">November EM Recovery Act Newsletter-1.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="124" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/November-EM-Recovery-Act-Newsletter-%281%29-1_1.jpg?1289504029" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this November issue of Recovery News, we focus on Environmental Management’s third Information Exchange that occurred in early October in Washington, D.C. With a theme of “Celebrate Finishing Strong,” the two-day conference brought together DOE Office of Environmental Management American Recovery and Reinvestment Act team members from across the nation as they prepare for the final year of work on projects funded by nearly $6 billion from the Recovery Act.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/em-recovery-news-november-2010-issue-18" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 11 Nov 2010 19:34:51 +0000 495 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS plans 1,400 layoffs http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-plans-1400-layoffs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/1029-Workforce-restructuring </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>An internal memo obtained by the Aiken Standard on Thursday highlights plans for a large-scale workforce reduction by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions at the Savannah River Site by 2012, associated with the completion of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act work.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 29 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 494 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS demolishes old smokestacks http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-demolishes-old-smokestacks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Augusta Chronicle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-25/srs-demolishes-old-smokestacks </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>AIKEN -- The Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site removed two exhaust stacks Saturday from the Site’s P &amp; R reactors, according to a news release.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 25 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 492 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Two Nuclear Reactors at Savannah River site are retired with a 'bang' http://www.srs.gov/recovery/two-nuclear-reactors-at-savannah-river-site-are-retired-with-a-bang <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WISTV </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.wistv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13376008 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Two icons of the Savannah River Site are no more. Two 145 ft. smoke stacks used by reactors at the site in Barnwell County,were imploded at the site this morning.</p> </div> </div> </div> Sat, 23 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 490 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Demolition of P Reactor Stack at SRS http://www.srs.gov/recovery/demolition-of-p-reactor-stack-at-srs <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SRSNews on YouTube </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGU2MTMz2gE </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>October 23, 2010, the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS) removed two exhaust stacks from the Site's P &amp; R reactors. With less than 40 pounds of dynamite and in a matter of seconds, the two 145-foot tall, 700-ton stacks that have towered over the P and R Reactors for more than 50 years came down. The demolition is part of an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project that is decommissioning the two Cold War era reactors.</p> </div> </div> </div> Sat, 23 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 491 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery Act to Fell Two Cold War Era Reactor Stacks http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-act-to-fell-two-cold-war-era-reactor-stacks <p>Aiken, S.C. – Today, the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site (SRS) removed two exhaust stacks from the Site’s P &amp; R reactors. With less than 40 pounds of dynamite and in a matter of seconds, the two 145-foot tall, 700-ton stacks that have towered over the P and R Reactors for more than 50 years came down. The demolition is part of an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project that is decommissioning the two Cold War era reactors.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Aiken, S.C. – Today, the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site (SRS) removed two exhaust stacks from the Site’s P &amp; R reactors. With less than 40 pounds of dynamite and in a matter of seconds, the two 145-foot tall, 700-ton stacks that have towered over the P and R Reactors for more than 50 years came down. The demolition is part of an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project that is decommissioning the two Cold War era reactors.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/recovery-act-to-fell-two-cold-war-era-reactor-stacks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sat, 23 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 493 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery A Milestone for Savannah River Site http://www.srs.gov/recovery/a-milestone-for-savannah-river-site <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> DOE Energy Blog </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://blog.energy.gov/blog/2010/10/21/milestone-savannah-river-site </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Yesterday, Dr. Ines Triay had the privilege to celebrate history and embrace the future at the first Savannah River Site (SRS) Area Completion under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:56:43 +0000 487 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS reaches cleanup milestone http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-reaches-cleanup-milestone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Augusta Chronicle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-10-20/srs-reaches-cleanup-milestone </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One of Savannah River Site’s largest cleanup projects was completed two years ahead of schedule due in part to extra funding and workers provided under the American Recovery &amp; Reinvestment Act.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:52:35 +0000 486 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Moody is new SRS manager http://www.srs.gov/recovery/moody-is-new-srs-manager <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/News-0916-MOODY-SRS </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Dr. Dave Moody was announced Tuesday as the incoming manager of the Savannah River Operations Office at the Savannah River Site, replacing acting site manager Jack Craig. </p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:50:00 +0000 485 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRNS looking for long-term stay http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srns-looking-for-long-term-stay <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/Bus-0930-AM-CONNECTION </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Savannah River Nuclear Solutions just celebrated its second birthday at the Savannah River Site. President and CEO of SRNS Garry Flowers gave a brief rundown of the company's accomplishments and plans for the future at last week's A.M. Connection.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:48:49 +0000 484 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS reduces footprint by closing M Area http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-reduces-footprint-by-closing-m-area <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aiken Standard </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.aikenstandard.com/results/1021-M-Area </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Representatives from the Department of Energy and Savannah River Site, as well as community leaders and elected officials from Aiken and the surrounding counties, gathered on Wednesday morning at SRS' M Area - now an open area with concrete slabs where 23 buildings once stood - to celebrate the completion of the first industrial area closure at the site to use American Recovery and Reinvestment Act dollars.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 18:46:58 +0000 483 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery SRS stimulus jobs fading away http://www.srs.gov/recovery/srs-stimulus-jobs-fading-away <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Augusta Chronicle </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2010-10-22/srs-stimulus-jobs-fading-away?v=1287771883 </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Savannah River Site’s stimulus-funded workforce has begun to shrink as the American Recovery &amp; Reinvestment Act enters its final 11 months.</p> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 488 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Energy official at SRS to mark stimulus milestone http://www.srs.gov/recovery/energy-official-at-srs-to-mark-stimulus-milestone <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Sun News </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.thesunnews.com/2010/10/20/1763474/energy-official-at-srs-to-mark.html </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>AIKEN, S.C. -- A U.S. Department of Energy official is visiting South Carolina's former nuclear weapons complex to celebrate a milestone in stimulus-funded cleanup.</p> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 20 Oct 2010 04:00:00 +0000 489 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Recovery at Work - Volume 2, Number 6 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/recovery-at-work-volume-2-number-6 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/SRS_RnewsVol2No6_g.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=600684">SRS_RnewsVol2No6_g.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="126" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/SRS_RnewsVol2No6_g-1.jpg?1286911389" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this issue:</p> <ul> <li>Recovery Act Funding Improves Storm Water Drainage at Basins</li> <li>Management Skills Prove Valuable in F-Tank Closure</li> <li>Use of Successful Decontamination Technology Expanded at SRS</li> <li>Half-Century-Old Reactor ‘Wired’ for Technology</li> </ul> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SRS ARRA Newsletter </div> </div> </div> Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:24:19 +0000 482 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery EM Update Newsletter - October 7, 2010 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/em-update-newsletter-october-7-2010 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo19_100810_FINAL.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=718979">EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo19_100810_FINAL.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="121" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo19_100810_FINAL-1.jpg?1286575728" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In this issue:</p> <ul> <li>Bubbler Equipment to Speed Waste Processing at SRS</li> <li>EM Major Procurements</li> </ul> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> Fri, 08 Oct 2010 22:09:49 +0000 480 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Spending Update as of October 1, 2010 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/spending-update-as-of-october-1-2010 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars"> <div class="field-label">Dollars:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $383M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $260M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $150M </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-dollars-local-smallbiz"> <div class="field-label">Dollars To Local Small Businesses:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> N/A </div> </div> </div> Mon, 04 Oct 2010 15:47:37 +0000 479 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery EM Update Newsletter - September 23, 2010 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/em-update-newsletter-september-23-2010 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo18_092310_FINAL.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=415945">EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo18_092310_FINAL.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="122" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/EM_newsletter_Vol2_IssueNo18_092310_FINAL-1.jpg?1285599980" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>In This Issue</p> <ul> <li>Triay Shares Vision of Excellence</li> <li>WTP Quality Control System Takes Shape</li> <li>ISM Champions Workshop Draws Crowd</li> <li>EM Major Procurements</li> </ul> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 15:06:38 +0000 478 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery K Cooling Tower project reaches completion http://www.srs.gov/recovery/k-cooling-tower-project-reaches-completion-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source"> <div class="field-label">News Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> WRDW </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-source-url"> <div class="field-label">News Source Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.wrdw.com/home/headlines/103149379.html </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One of the most visual milestones of cleanup projects underway was the demolition of the K-Reactor Cooling Tower.</p> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 27 Sep 2010 14:47:16 +0000 477 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Conference Inspires Strong Finish for Recovery Act http://www.srs.gov/recovery/conference-inspires-strong-finish-for-recovery-act <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/Information Exchange NewsFlash 9-21-10.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=447586">Information Exchange NewsFlash 9-21-10.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="127" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/Information-Exchange-NewsFlash-9-21-10.jpg?1285108100" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>WASHINGTON, D.C. – The homestretch of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) projects is here, and the ARRA Information Exchange III will help you finish successfully. Register at <a href="http://www.srs.gov/recovery/informationexchange" title="www.srs.gov/recovery/informationexchange">www.srs.gov/recovery/informationexchange</a>.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> Tue, 21 Sep 2010 22:28:24 +0000 476 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery K Cooling Tower Project Reaches Completion http://www.srs.gov/recovery/k-cooling-tower-project-reaches-completion <p>Aiken, S.C. – One of the most visual milestones of cleanup projects underway within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management was the demolition of the K-Reactor Cooling Tower at the Savannah River Site (SRS).</p> <p>Now, this American Recovery and Reinvestment Act project has been completed one month ahead of schedule, with debris from the implosion safely hauled away and deposited in an on-site landfill. With project completion, a great safety achievement was realized.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-excerpt"> <div class="field-label">Excerpt:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>One of the most visual milestones of cleanup projects underway within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management was the demolition of the K-Reactor Cooling Tower at the Savannah River Site (SRS).</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-news-image"> <div class="field-label">News Photo:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2048" height="1360" alt="K Cooling Tower Demolition" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/k_cooling_tower_demolition_001.jpg?1284751829" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2048" height="1360" alt="Cleanup after the demolition" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/K_cooling_tower_1001324001.jpg?1284751892" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_news_image" width="2048" height="1360" alt="After the cleanup" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/news-photos/k_cooling_tower_proj_complete_2010.jpg?1284751939" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-news-photo-caption"> <div class="field-label">Photo Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> K Cooling Tower is imploded on May 26, 2010 as part of the SRS Recovery Act Project. </div> <div class="field-item even"> SRS Recovery Act workers use heavy equipment to remove the rubble of K Cooling Tower while sorting more than 800 tons of reinforced steel for recycling. </div> <div class="field-item odd"> The remains of the K Cooling Tower resemble an archeological site after SRS Recovery Act workers safely complete the project one month ahead of schedule. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/k-cooling-tower-project-reaches-completion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 17 Sep 2010 19:29:17 +0000 475 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery EM Recovery News - September 2010 - Issue 16 http://www.srs.gov/recovery/em-recovery-news-september-2010-issue-16 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-newsletter-file"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter File:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/application-pdf.png" /><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/newsletter-pdfs/EM Recovery News September Issue 16.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=6988636">EM Recovery News September Issue 16.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-thumb"> <div class="field-label">PDF Thumbnail:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_thumb" width="100" height="128" alt="Newsletter Thumbnail" src="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/files/EM-Recovery-News-September-Issue-16-1.jpg?1283533623" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>This 16th issue of Recovery News focuses on the Office of Environmental Management American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program’s benefits to stakeholders such as community groups, as well as Tribal Nations and regulators. We highlight Savannah River Site’s (SRS) work with community groups such as the Citizens Advisory Board, which provides advice to SRS on its cleanup. In another article, we provide a perspective on the Recovery Act’s impact in West Valley, N.Y.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-newsletter-source"> <div class="field-label">Newsletter Type:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Environmental Management Recovery Act </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://173.230.129.239/recovery/em-recovery-news-september-2010-issue-16" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:10:10 +0000 474 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery M Area Completion http://www.srs.gov/recovery/event/m-area-completion-tbd/oct-20-2010 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2010 (All day)</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-label">Event Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TBD </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Tentative</em></p> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:21:23 +0000 473 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Stakeholder Briefing, SRS Leadership Forum http://www.srs.gov/recovery/event/stakeholder-briefing-srs-leadership-forum-tbd/oct-21-2010 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 21, 2010 (All day)</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-label">Event Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TBD </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Tentative</em></p> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:20:34 +0000 472 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Stakeholder Briefing, SC and GA Delegation http://www.srs.gov/recovery/event/stakeholder-briefing-sc-and-ga-delegation-tbd/oct-20-2010 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 20, 2010 (All day)</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-label">Event Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TBD </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Tentative</em></p> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:20:02 +0000 471 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery Stakeholder Briefing, SC and GA NAACP http://www.srs.gov/recovery/event/stakeholder-briefing-sc-and-ga-naacp-tbd/oct-19-2010 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">October 19, 2010 (All day)</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-label">Event Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TBD </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Tentative</em></p> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:19:24 +0000 470 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery ARRA Information Exchange http://www.srs.gov/recovery/event/arra-information-exchange-tbd/oct-06-2010 <div class="field field-type-date field-field-event-date"> <div class="field-label">Event Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-start">October 6, 2010 - 12:00am</span><span class="date-display-separator"> - </span><span class="date-display-end">October 7, 2010 - 12:00am</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-event-location"> <div class="field-label">Event Location:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TBD </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Tentative</em></p> Tue, 31 Aug 2010 14:18:32 +0000 469 at http://173.230.129.239/recovery