Thu., March 29, 2012 2:13pm
Federal energy officials say, they're permanently closing two underground storage tanks that once held radioactive waste at the Savannah River Site near Augusta. The US built the tanks during the Cold War and started cleaning them up in the 1980's. Officials hailed the closures. But they also noted, there are 47 more such tanks that need to be made permanently safe.
Mon., September 27, 2010 6:20pm
A federal panel plans to visit the Augusta area next year to look at alternatives for storing the nation’s radioactive waste. It has some environmentalists worried.
Thu., September 2, 2010 4:12pm
A July spill at the Savannah River Site has prompted officials at the nuclear facility to take a closer look at safety procedures. That's because officials say the response took too long.