Local and Regional Economic Benefits from Forest Products Production Activities at the Savannah River Site: 1955-Present

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SRS was established in 1951 as a nuclear materials production facility; however, decline in the defense mission budget at SRS has created a major economic impact on the community in the Central Savannah River Area. SRS has been offsetting these effects by producing revenue (80 million dollars to date) from the sale of forest products since 1955 primarily trees, but also pine straw. Revenue has been re-invested into the infrastructure development, restoration and management of natural resources. Total asset value of the forest-land has increased from 21 million to over 500 million dollars in the same period.

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Teeter, L. & Blake, J.I. January 1, 2002.

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  • Savannah River Forest Station
    Publisher Info: USDA Forest Service, Savannah River, New Ellenton, SC (United States)
    Place of Publication: New Ellenton, South Carolina

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SRS was established in 1951 as a nuclear materials production facility; however, decline in the defense mission budget at SRS has created a major economic impact on the community in the Central Savannah River Area. SRS has been offsetting these effects by producing revenue (80 million dollars to date) from the sale of forest products since 1955 primarily trees, but also pine straw. Revenue has been re-invested into the infrastructure development, restoration and management of natural resources. Total asset value of the forest-land has increased from 21 million to over 500 million dollars in the same period.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00807841

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  • Other Information: PBD: 1 Jan 2002

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  • Grant Number: AI09-00SR22188
  • DOI: 10.2172/807841 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 807841
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc735761

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Teeter, L. & Blake, J.I. Local and Regional Economic Benefits from Forest Products Production Activities at the Savannah River Site: 1955-Present, report, January 1, 2002; New Ellenton, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc735761/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.