January 17, 2023

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EM Names Knerr as Deputy Manager of Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office

EM has selected Reinhard Knerr, manager of the Carlsbad Field Office (CBFO), to serve as deputy manager of the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) in Lexington, Kentucky, effective Jan. 29.

January 10, 2023

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Paducah Breaks Ground on New Site Emergency Operations Center

As EM’s Paducah Site completed its first emergency exercise since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, construction crews broke ground on the new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to improve coordination and response to emergencies across the site.

December 20, 2022

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Paducah Removes 1 Million Pounds of Hazardous Refrigerant, Achieving Priority

EM successfully removed 1 million pounds of an ozone-depleting chemical from the Paducah Site, a benefit to the environment comparable to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by taking about 10,000 vehicles off the road in a year.

December 13, 2022

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Heath Middle School Students Design Winning Science Bowl T-shirt

Three eighth graders from Heath Middle School (HMS) won this year’s DOE West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl t-shirt design contest.

December 6, 2022

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White Joins Members of Congress to Celebrate Portsmouth’s 70th Anniversary

EM Senior Advisor William “Ike” White recently joined elected officials, local stakeholders and nearly 2,000 employees at the Portsmouth Site to celebrate the gaseous diffusion plant’s 70th anniversary.

December 6, 2022

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Portsmouth Tests Electric Mowers to Cut Emissions, Enhance Safety

EM’s Portsmouth Site recently evaluated the use of electric mowers to provide a safer, greener future for grounds maintenance activities.

November 22, 2022

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Portsmouth Site Marks 70th Anniversary With 'Past, Present, Future' Celebration

EM’s Portsmouth Site marked its 70th anniversary on Monday with its “Past, Present, Future” celebration.

November 22, 2022

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‘Brothers Osborne’ Make Up ‘O-Team’ at Portsmouth Site

Most people may never get the opportunity to work with family members, but it’s been a harmonious family affair for a trio of brothers at the Portsmouth Site, who have worked together closely for the past 10 years.

November 8, 2022

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PPPO Sites Conclude 2022 Public Tours With Extensive Public Interest

EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) sites in Portsmouth, Ohio and Paducah, Kentucky recently wrapped up their 2022 public tour campaigns, which garnered high interest from the public.

November 1, 2022

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Paducah Completes First-of-a-Kind Scanning Facility

Crews have finished building a first-of-a-kind DOE facility that sets the stage to change the way EM’s Paducah Site scans, packages and disposes equipment and waste for the foreseeable future.