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Savannah River Site Tours for 2013 Announced

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In 2013, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC will once again offer a limited number of Savannah River Site (SRS) tours for the general public.

Twenty-two tours of SRS are being offered, providing an opportunity for approximately 1,100 members of the public to visit the site. 

Tour check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Center for Hydrogen Research, located off Highway 278, in Aiken County, near SRS.  Participants will be given a safety briefing, overview presentation, general driving tour of the site and a demonstration at the Savannah River Ecology Lab.  Tours conclude at 4:30 p.m.

These tours will provide an opportunity to better understand the Savannah River Site's history, current activities and future missions.

 

2013 Scheduled tour dates:

 

January 15, 24

July 16, 24

February 13, 26

August 6, 21

March 12, 27

September 10, 26

April 16, 25

October 9, 22

May 8, 30

November 6

June 11, 27

December 4

 

All tours are free of charge and accommodate fifty people.  Tour participants must be U.S. Citizens, 18 years of age or older, and must provide two forms of identification must be presented at check-in on the day of the tour.

Registration begins at 9 a.m., Monday, Dec. 17.  To register or for more information about SRS public tours, visit the SRS website tour page at: http://www.srs.gov/general/tour/public.htm

If you do not have access to the internet, call (803) 952-8994 for assistance.  Seats are limited to two individuals per reservation.  Participants may reserve only one tour date per year.  Seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

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