April 16, 2024

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Portsmouth Site Expands Hands-on Learning Program for Students

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Environmental Management (EM) Portsmouth Site recently expanded its hands-on learning program by adding Waverly City Schools, now making the initiative part of all four public school districts in Pike County.

April 9, 2024

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DOE Names Portsmouth’s Jud Lilly 2023 Federal Project Director of the Year

Jud Lilly of the EM Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) received the 2023 Federal Project Director of the Year Award at DOE’s Project Management Workshop in Washington, D.C., last week.

April 2, 2024

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Portsmouth Excavates Seven-Acre Portion for Waste Disposal Facility

EM’s Portsmouth Site has finished excavating approximately seven acres for its On-Site Waste Disposal Facility (OSWDF) to prepare for debris from the demolition of X-333, a former uranium enrichment process building measuring more than 50 acres of floor area.

March 12, 2024

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South Central Ohio High School Team Advances to DOE’s National Science Bowl

Valley High School Team 2 recently captured first place in the 12th annual DOE South Central Ohio Regional Science Bowl, marking the second time in the last three years the school has won the event. With the victory, the team advances to the National Science Bowl competition held in Washington, D.C., April 25-29.

February 27, 2024

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Diversity Council’s Impact Widens at Portsmouth Site, Greater Community

A diversity council created at EM’s Portsmouth Site in 2017 has seen substantial growth and opportunities as it works to create a more inclusive environment through outreach and education.

February 27, 2024

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DOE Issues Final Request for Proposal for Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services Contract

DOE issued a Final Request for Proposal for the Portsmouth Paducah Project Office Technical Support Services procurement.

February 13, 2024

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EM Employees, Teams Win Big With Eight of Secretary’s Honor Awards

EM racked up eight of the Secretary’s Honor Awards for 2023, with DOE recognizing two employees at the Savannah River Site (SRS) for excellence and six teams from the Idaho, Hanford, Portsmouth and Oak Ridge sites for achievements.

February 13, 2024

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Calloway County Middle School Advances to DOE National Science Bowl

Calloway County Middle School Team #1 on Friday won DOE’s West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl, an event recognized as the region’s most notable science competition for middle school students.

January 30, 2024

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EM Releases Fresh Slate of Ambitious Priorities to Drive Cleanup Progress in 2024

EM has released its program priorities for calendar year (CY) 2024, covering key cleanup actions, project construction, acquisition and other important activities that will further EM’s environmental mission.

January 23, 2024

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U.S. Agencies Recognize Portsmouth Team for Climate Science Contributions

National weather agencies recently recognized workers at EM's Portsmouth Site for their contributions to climate science.