Fri., May 13, 2011 12:14pm
The U.S Department of Energy should restart plans for a permanent storage site for the country’s nuclear waste, according to a recent report. The canceled project would have housed tons of waste from Georgia power plants.
Mon., April 18, 2011 11:00am
Workers at the Savannah River Site near Augusta are preparing to send equipment to Japan that could help stabilize the country’s tsnumai-damaged nuclear reactors. The shipment will include materials for treating radioactive water.
Mon., April 11, 2011 3:11pm
The impact of radiation leaking from Japan's tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant still isn’t clear. Near Augusta, scientists are studying another kind of radioactive contamination. It comes from decades ago, when the Savannah River Site produced the nation's nuclear weapons. Noel Brown reports on how turtles, alligators and water birds are tracking nuclear cleanup.
Fri., March 25, 2011 11:41am
The newest member of the state Public Service Commission says fallout from Japan’s tsunami-damaged nuclear reactors could slow America’s nuclear growth. Commissioner Tim Echols says the solution is privatizing the nation’s nuclear waste disposal.
Fri., January 7, 2011 12:43pm
Georgia’s U.S. lawmakers want the Obama Administration to bring back plans for a nuclear waste repository in Nevada. The comments come after officials looking into the country’s nuclear future visited the Savannah River Site near Augusta.
Wed., January 5, 2011 12:41pm
A federal panel charged with finding new ways to store high level nuclear waste will tour the Savannah River Site near Augusta Thursday. The Blue Ribbon Commission for America’s Nuclear Future was created by the Obama administration last year after it scrapped plans for a waste repository at Yucca Mountain near Las Vegas.