PIKE COUNTY, Ohio – EM’s Portsmouth Site marked its 70th anniversary on Monday with its “Past, Present, Future” celebration. The purpose of the event was to celebrate the workforce and its commitment to 70 years of service, the demolition of the X-326 process building and DOE’s upcoming transfer of about 200 acres of land for future use. Shown from left are William “Ike” White, EM senior advisor; Steve Shepherd, Southern Ohio Diversification Initiative; Mark Johnson, state representative; Ellen Smith, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s office; Joel Bradburne, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office manager; U.S. Sen. Rob Portman; Jeremy Davis, Portsmouth Site lead; Herman Potter, USW president; and U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup. Check out the EM Update on Dec. 6 for a full story on the celebration.
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