September 20, 2022

Three Portsmouth Site Employees Honored for Saving Co-Worker’s Life

The health and safety of Portsmouth Site employees is the first priority. When something doesn’t seem right, team members know to act.

September 6, 2022

EM’s Nelson-Jean Views Cleanup Progress at PPPO Sites

Nicole Nelson-Jean, EM associate principal deputy assistant secretary for field operations, toured cleanup operations at the Portsmouth and Paducah sites and visited the Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO).

August 30, 2022

Community Leaders, Local Businesses Visit Portsmouth Site

Board members from the Pike County Chamber of Commerce recently visited EM’s Portsmouth Site for a tour and an update on decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) and other environmental cleanup efforts.

August 23, 2022

Paducah Tests Its First Robot to Support Cleanup Mission

Workers are introducing a first at EM’s Paducah Site — use of robot technology — to set the stage for future deactivation and remediation work at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP).

August 16, 2022

Paducah’s Citizens Advisory Board Visits DUF6 Conversion Facility

Members of the Paducah Site’s citizens advisory board (CAB) recently visited one of EM’s two plants that convert depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) to more stable compounds.

June 28, 2022

Paducah Site to Use Biology to Eliminate Groundwater Contamination at Source

A new environmental remediation project at EM’s Paducah Site will deploy a biological technology to eliminate underground contaminants that compromise the area’s groundwater.

June 28, 2022

Ohio Students Gain Technical Writing Experience Through Office of Environmental Management Assignment

Officials from EM and Ohio University recently joined a class at Ohio’s Western High School to celebrate the 11th cohort of students to complete an EM Annual Site Environmental Report (ASER) Summary project.

June 21, 2022

Paducah Contractors Win Kentucky Governor’s Safety and Health Award

Kentucky’s governor recently awarded two prime contractors for EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) the state’s top safety and health award.

June 16, 2022

Crews Demolish Massive Building at Portsmouth, Achieving EM 2022 Priority

The U.S. Department of Energy Office of Environmental Management (EM) recently completed the demolition of the X-326 uranium process building, marking the most significant cleanup milestone to date at its Portsmouth Site.

June 14, 2022

EM Appoints Five, Reappoints Two to Paducah Citizens Advisory Board

EM has appointed five new members to the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Citizens Advisory Board (CAB).