March 16, 2018 -
Data released under the new federal coal ash rule revealed radium contamination of groundwater at many of the utility's coal-fired power plants. But now the Trump administration wants to roll back that rule — including its groundwater monitoring requirements.
October 2, 2013 -
Duke University scientists studied a site where treated wastewater from oil and gas drilling operations is discharged into a Pennsylvania creek and found radium levels 200 times higher than upstream, creating environmental risks for thousands of years to come.
February 28, 2013 -
Taxpayers for Common Sense has given a tongue-in-cheek "Golden Fleece Award" to the U.S. Department of Energy for speculatively spending hundreds of millions of tax dollars on small modular reactors being sought by the Tennessee Valley Authority and Savannah River Site.
May 22, 2007 -
The Bush administration's plans for creating an international partnership to reprocess spent nuclear fuel could result in large quantities of radioactive waste being hauled through Southern communities via truck, train or ship.
May 3, 2007 -
The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL) in Aiken, SC was established in 1951 by University of Georgia with funding from the Atomic Energy Commission. Its mission was to study the effects of the Savannah River Site nuclear weapons facility on the surrounding environment.