For Immediate Release November 28, 2006
Media Contact: James Giusti   (803) 952-7697


    Note To Editors and News Directors: 

Aiken, SC Ė On Thursday, November 30, U.S. Department of Energy Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management James Rispoli will speak at a ceremony marking the completion of T Area Closure at the Savannah River Site. 


T Area was the first operational area at SRS, starting up in 1952 and continuing to serve the site until 2002, when demolition began on its 28 facilities.  Demolition was completed in 2004, and final environmental remediation began.  T Area is now being formally closed, marking SRSís first area closure.


WHO:            DOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management 
James Rispoli and other dignitaries


WHAT:          SRS Celebrates T Area Completion
                       Cleanup Milestone


WHEN:          Thursday, November 30, 12 noon


WHERE:       Savannah River Site, Aiken, SC


If you plan to attend, please contact Fran Poda by no later than noon Wednesday, Nov. 29, and provide your name, organization and social security number for badging purposes.  Fran can be reached at the telephone number or e-mail address listed above. 





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