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  • Thu., February 23, 2012 9:30am
    Augusta’s mayor thinks his region’s economy relies too heavily on government installations like Fort Gordon and the Savannah River Site. Mayor Deke...
  • Fri., August 5, 2011 12:00pm
    A federal panel has new concerns about nuclear fuel stored at the Savannah River Site near Augusta. The fuel is left over from the site of the world’...
  • Fri., July 29, 2011 4:13pm
    Officials at the Savannah River site near Augusta say it’s too early to tell how a new federal report will affect storage of spent nuclear fuel at...
  • Fri., July 15, 2011 2:55pm
    A new study suggests impending layoffs at a former nuclear weapons facility near Augusta could deal a blow to the local economy. Noel Brown of WACG...
  • Wed., June 22, 2011 5:16pm
    Georgia’s nuclear plants one day could have more options for disposing the tons of spent reactor fuel they create. Federal regulators are considering...
  • Fri., June 17, 2011 3:55pm
    Officials at the Savannah River Site near Augusta are planning an emergency drill to test the site’s ability to cope with natural disasters in the...
  • 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...
  • Mon., June 13, 2011 4:46pm
    Looming federal budget cuts could be a problem for Augusta's resilient local economy. That's because a military base and a federal nuclear...
  • Wed., June 8, 2011 3:47pm
    A Republican-led house committee says the Obama administration had no scientific basis for closing Nevada’s Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository....
  • Wed., June 1, 2011 3:18pm
    The Savannah River Site near Augusta is facing millions of dollars in budget cuts for the rest of the fiscal year. Officials say the reductions could...