Front, left to right: Tyler Hicks and Rob Swett from DOE’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) in Lexington pack non-perishable items for charity. Workers at PPPO -– together with DOE's two gaseous diffusion plants in southern Ohio and western Kentucky -– recently collected a total of 13,958 pounds of food for food pantries in their local communities.
An alternative approach to determine how much residual uranium is in piping and equipment should reduce time safely preparing the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant’s three massive process buildings for demolition. Shown: The X-326 Process Building.
Operators with Fluor Federal Services, Paducah Deactivation Project drill wells during the first phase of the project to further optimize groundwater treatment.
More than 1,400 educators and students participated in the 2016 Science Alliance event at DOE's Portsmouth Site in Piketon, Ohio, October 4-6, 2016. The interactive science fair introduces STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects to high school students and is part of DOE's comprehensive educational outreach program at the site.
Tour guide Steve Christmas of Fluor Federal Services discusses the process to enrich uranium as participants gather in the former plant’s main control room. DOE recently completed its first year of public tours at its Paducah Site, welcoming nearly 500 people from 16 states.
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