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.

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 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.

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.

January 16, 2024

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Portsmouth Environmental Samplers Create Safer Work Conditions

Environmental science technicians have upgraded their equipment and taken other steps to make jobs safer at EM’s Portsmouth Site, helping eliminate slip, trip and fall hazards at multiple difficult-to-reach locations.

December 19, 2023

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EM Awards Fees for Contractors’ Performance Across DOE Complex

EM recently awarded performance-based fees payments to 14 of its contractors at sites across the DOE complex, including Hanford, Savannah River, Oak Ridge, Paducah, Portsmouth, Nevada, Idaho, Los Alamos, Waste Isolation Pilot Plant and Savannah River National Laboratory.

December 19, 2023

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Portsmouth, Paducah Communities Collaborate on Vision for Reuse of Sites

Envisioning a future for EM sites can be challenging for communities given the longevity of cleanup activities. However, when two sites have an almost identical footprint — in this case Portsmouth in Ohio and Paducah in Kentucky — the opportunity to see potential becomes clearer.

December 5, 2023

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Portsmouth Conducts First Live-Fire Training at New Facility

Firefighters at EM’s Portsmouth Site recently conducted the first live-fire training in a newly constructed training facility.