SRS ARRA Newsletter Archive
July 01, 2011 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
In this issue:
- Recovery Act Funds Test Reactor Dome Removal in Historic D&D Project
- Dixon Returns to Site as SRR ARRA Specialist
- SRS Recovery Act TRU Waste Project Making Progress
- SRS Recovery Act Program Reaches $1 Billion Mark
October 12, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
In this issue:
- Recovery Act Funding Improves Storm Water Drainage at Basins
- Management Skills Prove Valuable in F-Tank Closure
- Use of Successful Decontamination Technology Expanded at SRS
- Half-Century-Old Reactor ‘Wired’ for Technology
August 11, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
In this issue:
- 10 Evaporators Removing Disassembly Basin Water
- HR Representative Appreciates ARRA’s Timely Assistance
- Recovery Act Funds Put ATC Rad Con Graduates to Work
- The Recovery Act Has Boosted Aiken Office Supply’s Sales to the Site
June 07, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
In this newsletter
- Recovery Act Enables F-Canyon Drum Remediation to Restart
- SRS Embraces Year 1 of the Recovery Act
- Hard Work and Dedication Pays Off for Some Recovery Act Workers
- A Year of Progress on Recovery Act Projects
May 06, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
- Total Contracts - $271,210,801
- Small Business - $186,630,440
- Local - $108,150,219
February 26, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
The Savannah River Site (SRS) has served as a major cornerstone of America’s national defense for nearly six decades. In 2009, another important mission emerged with the creation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and the allocation of $1.6 billion dollars to help create new jobs and remove Cold War legacy materials from SRS.
February 15, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
With the beginning of a new decade, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS) is moving forward with its decommissioning activities for the SRS Cold War Production Reactors. The department approved the construction start of the in-situ decommissioning of P and R Reac- tors. Both reactors’ decommissioning totals more than $297.5 million and are being accelerated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding received by SRS.
February 10, 2010 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
Important projects for the Recovery Act – and not a circus act – are being performed under the Big Top at the Solid Waste Management facility at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The jumbo-size vinyl tent, with a metal frame measuring 160 feet long, 24 feet wide and 20 feet high, is used in the Site’s E Area to shelter trucks awaiting inspection before they carry transuranic (TRU) waste off-site to a geologic repository for
November 06, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
A recent shipment offsite of seven barrels of tritium- and mercury-contaminated oil put the Savannah River Site (SRS) on a fast track to remove legacy mixed waste originally scheduled for disposition in 2053.
October 15, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
The short-term future was looking dim for Janella Bradley, who this summer was on the verge of having her lights turned off. The 23-year-old Allendale resident was jobless and without the resources to take care of her two young sons or pay for the necessities to run her home.
October 01, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
Getting ready for the rush of bioassay samples has SRS Environmental and Bioassay Laboratory Manager Ken Cheeks busy and thankful for extra help. The addition of four chemists, up to a dozen lab technicians and new equipment through Recovery Act funding will help Cheeks’ team protect all workers during accelerated site cleanup.
September 01, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program is being implemented for the first time in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Complex at the Savannah River Site (SRS). The program builds a foundation for hope and a brighter future for the participating men and women who will begin their careers as Recovery Act workers.
August 15, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
One of the many relics that marked the birth of the nuclear age in America has stood as an aging icon at the Savannah River Site (SRS) for nearly a half-century. Now, with funding to accelerate site cleanup through the Recovery Act, the Heavy Water Components Test Reactor (HWCTR), otherwise known to SRS employees as “Hector,” is destined for decontamination and decommissioning.
August 01, 2009 - SRS ARRA Newsletter
More than 13,500 South Carolina and Georgia residents have participated in four job fairs hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS). The most recent job fair, held on July 20 in Augusta, drew an estimated 3,000 people.