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Enforcement Letter, NEL-2011-01 - March 31, 2011

March 31, 2011

Enforcement Letter issued to LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky, LLC, regarding work control issues that resulted in the release of uranium hexafluoride (UF6) at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

On March 31, 2011, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Health, Safety and Security’s Office of Enforcement issued an Enforcement Letter (NEL-2011-01) to LATA Environmental Services of Kentucky, LLC related to quality assurance deficiencies associated with decontamination and decommissioning activities on or near uranium hexafluoride and hydrofluoric acid lines at DOE's Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.