|For Immediate Release||June 28, 2001|
|Media Contact: Jim Giusti||(803) 725-2889|
|Aiken, SC -- The Department of Energy (DOE) has published an Amended Record of
Decision (ROD) to the Savannah River Site (SRS) Waste Management Environmental Impact
Statement (DOE/EIS-0217). This ROD modifies earlier decisions concerning the treatment and
disposal of low-level radioactive waste (LLW) and mixed hazardous and low-level
radioactive waste (MLLW) at SRS. This modification brings the earlier decisions into
conformity with DOEs programmatic ROD for LLW and MLLW, and reflects regulatory and
budgetary conditions at SRS. The Department has decided to undertake the following
DOE will select other DOE facilities or commercial facilities based on the technical requirements and capabilities of the receiving facility and cost, as well as applicable DOE and other requirements.
For copies of the ROD, contact: Andrew R. Grainger, NEPA Compliance Officer, U. S. Department of Energy, Savannah River Operations Office, Building 742-A, Room 185, Aiken, SC 29808, or E-Mail your request to: email@example.com, or make your request by phone at: 1-800-881-7292.
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