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Updated on June 1, 2022
To support field activities at the site, construction of an office trailer and a garage complex is currently underway. Construction is taking place near the converted advanced wastewater-treatment facility along the access road to the visitors center. Please be aware of increased construction traffic as well as periodic road and visitors center closures. Safety is our top priority at Fernald Preserve. We apologize for any inconvenience due to these activities.
If you have any questions about the construction or the site, please call us at (513) 648-3330 or email us at fernald@LM.doe.gov.
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The Fernald Preserve Visitors Center commemorates the rich and varied history of the Fernald Preserve, Ohio, Site. The visitors center offers a series of exhibits focused on the Cold War uranium metals production industry, the subsequent environmental cleanup, and today's ongoing legacy management. The site's uranium production and environmental cleanup eras are placed within a broad historical perspective, acknowledging geologic history and the indigenous American Indians and Euro-American settlers who lived on the land.
Admission to the visitors center is free, and meeting spaces at the facility are available free of charge for noncommercial use by organized groups. The visitors center is a 10,000-square-foot. platinum-certified U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED-certified) facility.
To learn more about the Fernald Preserve go to the site webpage, where you will find general site information, community updates, regulatory documents, remediation history, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) Administrative Record, and other site related links.