Savannah River Site Achieves Transuranic Waste Disposition Goal in 2013

EM and the Savannah River Site management and operations contractor complete ARRA goal to prepare 5,000 cubic meters of legacy TRU waste for shipment and disposal at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. EM and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions also remediated nearly all 200 cubic meters of a difficult waste and repackaged it for certification and shipment.

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“Tru” Success: SRS Recovery Act Prepares to Complete Shipment of More Than 5,000 Cubic Meters of Nuclear Waste to WIPP

The DOE site in Aiken, S.C., is safely, steadily, and cost-effectively making progress to analyze, measure, and then carefully cleanup or dispose of legacy transuranic (TRU) waste remaining at SRS after the lengthy nuclear arms race.

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WIPP Security Contractor Receives DOE Voluntary Protection Program Award

Security Walls, LLC, the security contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP), recently received the DOE Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Legacy Star award.

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Yucca Mountain’s Future

The Nuclear Energy Institute’s president and chief executive officer expects a federal appeals court in December to direct the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to continue the licensing process for the controversial Yucca Mountain high level nuclear waste repository in Nevada.

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