SRS offering public tours for 2012

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011

AIKEN, S.C. -- Once again, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions is offering tours for the public at Savannah River Site.

Only 30 tours are being offered in 2012, which allows for about 1,500 people to visit. Tours will begin on the indicated dates with check-in at 12:30 p.m. followed by an overview presentation, safety briefing, tour of the Savannah River Ecology Lab and a general driving tour of the site. The tour will wrap up at around 4:30 p.m. Check-in will be at the Center for Hydrogen Research, just off Highway 278 in Aiken County.

Tour dates for 2012 are:
Jan. 10, 18, 26
Feb. 15, 23
March 13, 21, 29
April 17, 26
May 8, 16, 24
June 12, 20, 28
July 10, 18, 26
August 14, 22, 30
Sept. 11, 19, 27
Oct. 9, 17, 25
Nov. 7
Dec. 5

Site tours provide an opportunity to better understand the Savannah River Site's history, current activities and future missions. They are free of charge and accommodate about 50 people on each one. To participate, you must be 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen.

Registration will begin on Monday, December 12, 2011 at 9 a.m. To sign up, visit the SRS tour website.


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