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2020:

05.07.20   Batteries Weighing Over 90 Tons Successfully Removed from SRS Ahead of Schedule

04.30.20   SRNS Mini Grants Help Over 100 Local Teachers

04.17.20   NNSA releases instructions for virtual public hearing on Draft Environmental Impact Statement for proposed plutonium pit mission at SRS

04.02.20   Public invited to comment on Environmental Impact Statement for proposed plutonium pit mission at Savannah River Site

03.13.20   SRS Postpones Public Tours (UPDATED 05.20.20)

03.09.20   Southside High School Team Wins this Year’s DOE “Science Bowl”

03.03.20   Savannah River Site Fights Contamination with Massive Underground Wall

 

03.02.20   SRNL Researcher Elected to ASTM International Board of Directors

02.27.20   Tritium Finishing Facility at Savannah River Site Reaches Key Milestone

02.11.20   Crews Replace Roof of Laboratory Integral to Savannah River Site

02.05.20   SRNL Achieves 5 Million Safe Hours Worked

01.30.20   Cleanup Workers Transform Former Waste Site Into Grassy Field at SRS

01.27.20   SRS Crews Mark Milestone in Double-Stacking Waste Canister Project

01.08.20   SRNL Teams Honored by Secretary of Energy

2019:

12.20.19   2018 Environmental Report Shows SRS Environmentally Safe

12.20.19   SRS Public Tours: Opportunity to See the Past, Present and Future of the Savannah River Site

12.16.19   SRS Shifts to Low-Cost Technology to Remove Remaining Solvents at Basin

12.12.19   DOE Completes First Tank Closure Phase Using Innovative Technology at SRS

12.12.19   Savannah River Site Successfully Demolishes Legacy Facility

12.11.19   Savannah River Site Reaches Milestone in Construction of Large-Scale Disposal Unit

12.05.19   SRS Employees Exceed Major Christmas Milestone with Toys Donated to Local “Toys for Tots” Campaign

11.26.19   SRNL Seeking Partners for the DOE Visiting Faculty Program

11.25.19   Materials from SRS Help Prepare Future Welders

11.21.19   SRS Employees Show Their Creative Side at Aiken Center for the Arts

11.15.19   SRNL's Dr. Thong Hang Elected AIChE Fellow

11.07.19   SRNL names Dr. Christine Langton 2019 Donald Orth Award recipient

11.05.19   Tritium Extraction Sets the Stage for Future Service to Nation

11.01.19   SRNL Radiation Detection Systems Operating at Ports of Tacoma and NY/NJ

10.31.19   Savannah River Site Contractors Continue to Earn Industry Safety Recognition

10.30.19   SRNL’s Dr. Elizabeth Hoffman Named 2019 ASM International Fellow

10.29.19   SRS Celebrates 20th Annual Deer Hunt for Wounded Warriors and the Mobility Impaired

10.22.19   LDRD Advancing Science: SRNL Completes Annual R&D Proving Ground

10.18.19   SRNS Employees Recognized for Support to U.S. Nuclear Deterrent

10.16.19   DOE Honors SRS for Drones Performing Rooftop Building Maintenance

10.14.19   SRS Savings Lead to ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Employee Onboarding

10.01.19   CSRA College Night Passes 25-Year Anniversary and Exceeds 100,000 in Attendance

09.19.19   SRS Deploys Innovation to Clean Up Groundwater Contamination

09.17.19   Two SRNS Teams Honored by NNSA Office of Safety, Infrastructure and Operations with Awards of Excellence

09.09.19   SRNL and Internships: A Symbiosis Made in Science

08.29.19   Savannah River National Laboratory’s Connie Herman Receives 2019 D. T. Rankin Award

08.19.19   MARK 18A Ribbon Cutting for Mock Up Facility: Turning Nuclear Waste into Valuable Material

08.19.19   Recycled Iron Used to Neutralize Solvents in Groundwater Beneath SRS

08.13.19   SRR Completes Interim Projects, Prepares for Salt Waste Processing Plant Startup

07.24.19   SRS Classification Officer Robert Houck Honored with Department of Energy Award

07.16.19   SRS Contractors Honored with State Safety Award

07.12.19   Mobility Impaired and Wounded Warriors Deer Hunt Registration Begins

06.26.19   Driving Supplier Opportunities and Empowering Leadership throughout the Region

06.12.19   Savannah River Site Breaks Ground on Saltstone Disposal Units 8 and 9

05.23.19   Wounded Warriors and Mobility-Impaired Residents “Cast” for Trophy Fish at SRS during Day of Honor

05.21.19   SRS Contractors Recognized for Site-Wide Safety Performance Excellence

05.09.19   Workers Install Essential Tank Pump for SRS Salt Waste Processing Facility

04.23.19   Dunbarton Bay Ash Cleanup Project: SRS Environmental Restoration and Preservation Continues

04.03.19   SRS Works on Dual Waste Streams, Reaching 10 Million Gallons Processed

03.27.19   Savannah River Site Completes First Batch in Waste Removal Pilot Project

03.22.19   SRS Begins Constructing Large-Scale Disposal Unit

03.05.19   CSRA Team Wins this Year’s DOE “Science Bowl”

02.12.19   Oxidants Neutralize Waste Solvents in Savannah River Site Aquifer

01.29.19   Area Students to Design Cities of the Future, Protecting Against Natural Disasters During Regional Competition

01.28.19   Savannah River Site Facility Produces 30 Million Gallons of Decontaminated Mixture

01.24.19   Tank Closure Project Goes Operational at Savannah River Site

01.09.19   DOE Awards Contract for Administrative and Technical Support Services at Savannah River Site

01.09.19   Waste Removal for Tank Closure Project Underway at Savannah River Site

01.02.19   Savannah River Site Offers Public a Look Behind the Barricades

 
2018:

12.11.18   Savannah River Site Effluent Treatment Facility Marks 30 Years of Operation

12.07.18   SRS Employees Give Over 17,000 Christmas Gifts to Local Children Toys for Tots Campaign

12.06.18   SRNS and NNSA Host Job Fair for MOX Employees

12.04.18   Savannah River National Laboratory Demonstrates Electrochemical Techniques For Monitoring Microbial Growth

12.04.18   Relay Race Brings Joy to those in Need this Holiday Season

11.27.18   SRNL Hunter Named 2018 Donald Orth Award Recipient

11.15.18   SRS Welcomes New Employees to Tritium Facilities

11.14.18   SRS Facility Celebrates 35th Anniversary Since Groundbreaking

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

11.09.18   Massive Cleanup Project at SRS Completed, Saves Millions of Dollars

11.07.18   SRS Makes Progress on 32-Million-Gallon Waste Disposal Unitl

11.01.18   Mock-up Project Reduces Risk in Salt Waste Processing Facility Integration Work

10.25.18  SRS Tour Continues to Surprise and Impress Area Educators

10.24.18   SRS Crews Complete Startup Testing on Project to Speed Tank Waste Removal

10.17.18  Sixteen Scholarships Awarded as Thousands of Area Students Attend CSRA College Night

10.15.18  Innovative Infrastructure Improvements Save Dollars and Environment at SRS

10.12.18  First Responders Cast for Trophy Fish at SRS during Day of Honor

09.27.18   2017 Environmental Report Shows SRS Environmentally Safe

09.20.18   “BACK ON TRACK”:
CSRA College Night September 27

09.11.18   CSRA College Night Rescheduled for September 27

09.04.18   Savannah River National Laboratory, University of South Carolina Aiken launch affiliate program

08.28.18   Savannah River National Laboratory announces license agreement with Greenway Energy

08.23.18   DOE Releases Draft Request for Proposal and Announces Pre-Solicitation Conference for Savannah River Site Operations (Post FY 2018) Management and Operating Contract - w/Date Change.

08.21.18   Mark Your Calendars: CSRA College Night September 13

08.16.18   Savannah River Site Continues Shipment of Transuranic Waste Out of State

07.13.18   Head of U.S. Strategic Command visits Savannah River Site

06.22.18   Groundwater Cleanup at SRS: Celebrating Ten Years of Success

05.29.18   SRS Learning Program Teaches Students About Endangered Birds

04.30.18   New Historic Sign Preserves the Past of Displaced Savannah River Site Town

04.26.18   Savannah River National Laboratory honors staff for scientific and technical achievements

04.04.18   Savannah River National Laboratory gives STEM students a look at careers in nuclear safeguards

03.27.18   DOE Awards the 2018 Project Management Excellence to SRS SDU 6 Project

03.20.18   2018 Regional Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Leading Area Students to Careers in Science, Technology and Engineering

03.08.18   Ten Years of SRS Engineers Sharing Knowledge and Experience during Area Teach-Ins

03.07.18   DOE “Science Bowl” Challenges Elite Students from Throughout South Carolina and the Augusta Area in Regional Finals

03.02.18    New Manager Assumes Role at Savannah River Site

03.01.18   Dr. Vahid Majidi Named Savannah River National Laboratory Director

03.01.18   New SRNL Agreement Expands Support for DOE Long-Term Stewardship

02.20.18   SRNL and University of South Carolina appoint joint faculty member for advanced manufacturing

02.12.18   Energy Department Names New Manager at Savannah River Site

01.26.18   Savannah River National Laboratory announces new license agreement with United Sun Systems

01.23.18   SRNS Reaches Major Milestone: Phase One of SRS Ash Basin Cleanup Project Complete, Phase Two Underway Featuring New Technology

01.22.18   Future City Regional Competition Winners Announced: Kennedy Middle School Takes First Place

01.19.18   Hour of Code: Unlocking the Mysteries of Computer Science in Area Schools

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2017:

12.20.17   Aiken County Public Schools Career Counseling Professionals Discover How Area Students Qualify for Hundreds of Jobs at SRS

12.19.17   SRS Public Tours: Opportunity to See the Past, Present and Future of the Savannah River Site

12.07.17   SRS Employees Give Over 10,000 Christmas Gifts to Local Children Toys for Tots Campaign

12.06.17   Old Oysters Put to New Use at SRS for Cleanup Innovation

12.05.17   Relay Race Brings Joy to those in Need this Holiday Season

12.01.17   Savannah River National Laboratory Chemical Engineer Receives Orth Lifetime Achievement Award

10.30.17   SRS Tour Continues to Surprise and Impress Area Educators

10.27.17   SRS Contractors Provide Major Contributions to Regional “STEM Career Connections” Event

10.24.17   Savannah River National Laboratory Researcher Named American Chemical Society Fellow

10.16.17   Education Outreach Programs, Job Pipeline to Future Service at SRS

10.10.17   Savannah River National Laboratory Researcher Receives Seaborg Actinide Separations Award

10.02.17   Savannah River Site Top Management Meets in Barnwell County

09.30.17   Sixteen Scholarships Awarded as Thousands of Area Students Attend CSRA College Night

09.13.17   Hurricane Irma Yields Impressive Response at SRS

09.13.17   Savannah River National Laboratory Researcher Named Embassy Science Fellow

08.02.17   Mark Your Calendars: CSRA College Night September 14

07.31.17   SRS "Active Shooter" Exercise Yields Important Lessons Learned

07.26.17   Actively Pursuing Passive Cleanup Technology at SRS Pays Off

07.21.17   SRS Completes Construction of New Saltstone Disposal Unit

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

06.23.17  SRS Conducts Annual Live Burn Training

06.22.17   Savannah River National Laboratory and Augusta University Create Faculty Position in Cyber

06.22.17   SRS Employees Hit a “Home Run” for Local United Way Agencies

05.18.17   SRNS Receives National Safety Council’s 2017 Occupational Excellence Achievement Award

05.17.17   Two Hundred Canisters Double-stacked at the Savannah River Site

05.04.17   Savannah River Site Contractor Receives Energy Department Sustainability Award

04.26.17   Senior Officials from Aiken County Public Schools Explore SRS during Special Site Tour

04.26.17   SRS Celebrates Environmental Stewardship on Earth Day

04.11.17   SRS Feeds ‘Bugs’ Oil to Chomp Away at Contamination

03.21.17   2017 Regional Science and Engineering Fair Competition: Leading Area Students to Careers in Science, Technology and Engineering

03.20.17   DOE “Science Bowl” Challenges Elite Students from Throughout South Carolina and the Augusta Area in Regional Finals

03.02.17   SRS Engineers Share Knowledge and Experience during CSRA Teach-Ins in support of National Engineers Week

02.13.17   SRS Recognized for “Green” Building

01.23.17   Students Create Cities of the Future during Annual Regional Competition Involving South Carolina and Augusta-Area Middle Schools

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2016 News Release Archive
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2015 News Release Archive
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2014 News Release Archive
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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 barbara.smoak@srs.gov

 

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