Thu., May 16, 2013 11:31am
Republican senators from South Carolina and Georgia want the Obama administration to keep funding a program to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. The MOX plant under construction at the Savannah River Site near Aiken is part of a nonproliferation effort.
Tue., September 4, 2012 6:57am
Federal officials are meeting to discuss mixed-oxide fuel at an old nuclear weapons site near Augusta. The meeting is one of several the Energy Department is holding around the country to discuss an environmental impact statement for the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site.
Tue., July 24, 2012 4:02pm
Work is picking up at the mixed-oxide fuel plant under construction at the Savannah River Site near Augusta. So federal regulators are spending more time reviewing the project as it nears completion in 2016. Regulators met with the public Tuesday to answer questions and provide updates about the U.S. Department of Energy plant, which is roughly 60 percent complete.
Thu., June 16, 2011 11:20am
A congressional committee is expressing concern over rising costs and potential delays at the U.S. Energy Department's mixed oxide fuel project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina.
Wed., April 20, 2011 3:24pm
The U.S. Department of Energy wants to redesign a nuclear reprocessing facility under construction near Augusta. The agency is struggling to find customers willing to use the experimental fuel.
Thu., February 17, 2011 5:38pm
A nuclear weapons recycling facility under construction near Augusta is having a hard time keeping workers on the job. Officials say expansion of the country’s commercial nuclear power industry could be to blame.