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SRNL News Room: 2008 Archives

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SRNL Employee to Serve International Energy Project

AIKEN, S.C. (December 12, 2008) – David Babineau from the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Savannah River National Laboratory has been selected to serve as the Tritium Plant Responsible Officer for the ITER project, in Cadarache, France. ITER is a major international research project with the goal of demonstrating the scientific and technological feasibility of fusion energy. MORE »

Test Program Honored by Department of Homeland Security

AIKEN, S.C. (Nov. 20, 2008) – The Domestic Nuclear Detection Office's (DNDO) Crawdad Test and Evaluation Program, carried out at the Savannah River National Laboratory this summer, has been awarded the Secretary's DHS Team Award by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. MORE »

Clemson, SRNL Collaborate to Reduce State Dependence on Oil

CLEMSON, S.C. (Oct. 15, 2008) – To reduce the Southeast's dependence on oil, Clemson University will lead a $1.2 million bioethanol research project to find the best way to produce plant-based fuels in the region. MORE »

SRNL's Microbes for Environmental Cleanup and Oil Recovery Earn Nanotechnology Honors

AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 14, 2008) – A unique, patent-pending collection of microbes that can be used both for cleaning up the environment and addressing our energy needs has earned the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory kudos from a newsletter covering the rapidly expanding field of nanotechnology. MORE »

SRNL to Lead Center for Advancing Hydrogen Vehicles

AIKEN, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2008) – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected a team led by DOE's Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) as its new Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence. The Hydrogen Storage Engineering Center of Excellence is a virtual center made up of 10 partners at various locations around the country, and is anticipated to run for approximately five years. The Center supports the President's Advanced Energy Initiative to reduce our Nation's dependence on foreign energy sources by changing the way we power our cars, homes, and businesses.
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EOS Remediation Secures Patent Rights for Vadose Zone Remediation by Physical and Biological Means

RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 3, 2008) - EOS Remediation, LLC, a developer and manufacturer of advanced technologies for groundwater restoration, and Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC announced that they have signed an Exclusive Patent License Agreement. This royalty-based agreement grants EOS Remediation an exclusive world-wide license to manufacture, use, and sell the technology known as VOS™, a "Thixotropic Gel for Vadose Zone Remediation," developed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory, which is operated for DOE by SRNS.
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SRNL Supports Nation's Nuclear Energy Research and Development

AIKEN, S.C. (August 28, 2008) – A project led by the Savannah River National Laboratory has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy to support the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI), the Department's nuclear energy research and development program. DOE will award funding to the SRNL-led project, along with just 19 others selected through a rigorous review of more than 300 competitive and innovative applications received from universities, national laboratories and industry. The selected projects will provide necessary data and analyses to further U.S. nuclear fuel cycle technology development, meet the need for advanced nuclear energy production and help to close the nuclear fuel cycle in the United States. MORE »

SRS and Clemson Partnership Overcomes Challenge to Future Tank Closures

AIKEN, S.C. (July 10, 2008) –One of the challenges for future tank closures at the
Savannah River Site (SRS) has been resolved, thanks to a partnership among SRS's contractor, Washington Savannah River Company (WSRC), the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) and Clemson University, according to an SRNL report released last month. MORE »

Bioenergy Collaborative Paves Way for Freedom from Fossil Fuels

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (July 7, 2008) – Reducing the nation's dependence on fossil fuels will require the development of new energy sources, with the greatest interest in those that are clean, domestically produced, and economically advantageous. A collaboration of South Carolina research institutions and industry is paving the way to meet those requirements by advancing the development and commercial production of the next generation of biofuels: fuels made of cellulosic material (stems, wood, leaves, etc.) from non-food crops. MORE »

Argonne-SRNL Agreement Supports Critical DOE, National Priorities

ARGONNE, IL (May 15, 2008) – Argonne National Laboratory has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) to collaborate on nuclear energy and environmental management research projects in support of critical U.S. Energy Department (DOE) needs and other important national priorities. MORE »

Savannah River National Laboratory Researcher Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Solving Nuclear Waste Challenges

AIKEN, S.C. (February 27, 2008) – Dr. Carol Jantzen, internationally recognized ceramics expert at the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River National Laboratory, was honored this week at the international Waste Management '08 Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, for more than three decades of outstanding contributions to nuclear waste management. Dr. Jantzen is this year's recipient of the Wendell D. Weart Lifetime Achievement Award, which is sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories to recognize long-term commitment to solving significant nuclear waste management issues. MORE »

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