September 12, 2023

Members of Congress, DOE Officials View Portsmouth Site Progress

Members of Congress and their staff, DOE officials and others visited EM’s Portsmouth Site in recent weeks where they received updates on future use plans for the site as well as decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) progress.

September 12, 2023

Portsmouth Site Builds Trust With Community at Open House Events

Portsmouth Site recently held open house sessions in Scioto and Pike counties enabling the public to speak one-on-one with representatives from EM, site contractors and various community-support organizations.

September 5, 2023

Portsmouth Site Reaches X-326 Process Building Demolition Debris Milestone

EM’s Portsmouth Site recently achieved a cleanup milestone with the last load of X-326 Process Building debris placed in the On-Site Waste Disposal Facility (OSWDF).

August 29, 2023

Portsmouth Site Connects With Community at County Fairs

Across the country, county fairs provide an opportunity for citizens to come together and build camaraderie. Each year, EM's Portsmouth Site joins neighbors in these local events as a means of community building and outreach.

August 15, 2023

Portsmouth Site Scores Four Million Safe Work Hours

Employees with Fluor-BWXT-Portsmouth (FBP), EM’s decontamination and decommissioning contractor for the Portsmouth Site, were recently treated to a luncheon, celebrating the completion of 4 million safe work hours.

July 13, 2023

DOE Awards Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning Contract

DOE EM awarded the Portsmouth Decontamination and Decommissioning Contract (PORTS D&D) to Southern Ohio Cleanup Company, LLC (SOCCo) of Aiken, South Carolina for work to be performed at the Portsmouth Site in southern Ohio.

July 11, 2023

EM Awards $14 Million Fee to Portsmouth Site Contractor

EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) recently awarded $14 million, or about 95% of the available fee to the prime contractor at the Portsmouth Site in Ohio for its performance in the first half of fiscal year 2023.

May 9, 2023

Portsmouth, Paducah Kick Off Major Uranium Oxide Disposal Effort

EM has successfully commenced a major disposal effort for a key uranium-enrichment byproduct with the recent arrival of 60 uranium-oxide storage cylinders by rail at a licensed facility in west Texas.

April 25, 2023

DOE Honors Two EM Sites for Increasing Use of Zero-Emissions Vehicles

Just in time for Earth Day, DOE named EM’s Portsmouth Site and Idaho Cleanup Project (ICP) as Green Fleet Award recipients last week for their exceptional efforts in ordering the most light-duty zero-emissions vehicles (ZEV) in fiscal 2023.

April 18, 2023

DOE Recognizes Two EM Sites for Exceptional Project Management

Deputy Energy Secretary David Turk presented EM two Project Management Awards during a ceremony last week, recognizing exceptional results for complex projects.