March 15, 2022

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DOE Strategy Remains Successful at PPPO Facilities

Managers of the EM sites at Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky, provided an update at the 2022 Waste Management Symposia last week on cleanup progress at the two locations.

February 22, 2022

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DUF6 Facility Returns to Conversion Operations at Paducah Site

One of EM’s two plants that convert depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) to more stable compounds recently returned to conversion operations following a 20-month safety pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 14, 2021

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EM Names Bradburne Field Manager of Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office

EM has selected Joel Bradburne to serve as field manager of the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) in Lexington, Kentucky.

August 17, 2021

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DUF6 Conversion Project Reaches 1-Million-Hour Safety Milestone

Employees of Mid-America Conversion Services (MCS), the maintenance and operations contractor for EM’s Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride (DUF6) Conversion Project, recently surpassed 1 million working hours without a recordable injury or lost-time accident.

March 17, 2021

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Oak Ridge, WIPP, Los Alamos, and PPPO Focus on Cleanup Progress

EM sites provided updates on their cleanup progress during individual sessions at Waste Management Symposia 2021.

February 23, 2021

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DUF6 Conversion Project Completes Major Safety Upgrades

EM’s Depleted Uranium Hexafluoride Conversion Project completed several plant modifications at its Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky facilities.

November 3, 2020

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Milestone Reached as First Shipment of Uranium Oxide Reaches Final Disposition

The first shipment of depleted uranium oxide (DUO) product recently left the Paducah Site in Kentucky and safely reached its final destination.

June 5, 2020

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DOE Issues Decision on Disposal of Depleted Uranium Oxide From Kentucky, Ohio Plants

The U.S. Department of Energy today issued a formal Record of Decision (ROD) for the safe shipment and disposal of depleted uranium oxide.

March 17, 2020

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Portsmouth and Paducah Cleanup Set to Make Significant Impacts

EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office is set to make the first major skyline change later this year with demolition beginning on the X-326 building.

November 19, 2019

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A ‘Star’ is Born: The DUF6 Conversion Project's VPP Story

A ‘Star’ is Born: The DUF6 Conversion Project's VPP Story