The Barnwell Disposal Facility is owned by the state of South Carolina and operated by EnergySolutions. The facility is the host disposal site for the Atlantic Compact serving generators in South Carolina, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
The facility began operations in 1971 and has provided continuous disposal operations for over 50 years. The site is licensed to dispose of Class A, B and C low-level wastes, including irradiated hardware and large components, steam generators, resins, and reactor pressure vessels.
Barnwell Processing Facility performs resin dewatering, waste solidification, and evaporation processes.
As with all EnergySolutions‘ facilities, safety is a culture embraced by every Barnwell Facility employee and the safety and compliance record is one of the best in the business.