A ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 31st celebrated the opening of the SRS Curation Facility. Dr. David Moody, DOE-SR Manger, hailed the opening as a milestone in the Cold War Historic Preservation Program at Savannah River. Dwayne Wilson, SRNS CEO, asserted that the new facility meets the requirements of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and commitments to the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation.
The new state-of-the-art facility is located in Building 315-M, which was built in 1982 and extensively modified to conform to modern curation standards. The 27,000-square-foot Facility will preserve and protect artifacts dating from the Ice Age through the Cold War. These artifacts will be available for scientific research and outreach to the public.