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April 4, 2012
Innovative Project Helps Refloat a Local Industry

As their industry took a turn for the worse a few years ago, houseboat manufacturers teamed up with local government and the University of Kentucky -- and are now using green building technologies to build small, energy efficient houses.

April 1, 2012
Deep soil mixing at the Paducah site will involve a large-diameter auger like this one.
Southwest Plume Cleanup at Paducah Site to Start by Summer 2013

PADUCAH, Ky. – DOE, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection have reached a milestone toward the objective of reducing groundwater contamination at Paducah site.

April 1, 2012
Mentor Jim Erickson of the LATA Kentucky team shows Heath Middle School sixthgrader Ian Morgan how to use red cabbage to indicate if a watery solution is acidic, basic, or neutral.
Heath Middle School Science Students Study Environmental Issue at Paducah Site

PADUCAH, Ky. – Twenty-six of Heath Middle School’s brightest science students spent the 2011-12 school year helping DOE try to resolve a real environmental issue at the Paducah site.

January 17, 2012
CX-007526: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Kentucky-County-Kenton
CX(s) Applied: B2.5, B5.1
Date: 01/17/2012
Location(s): Kentucky
Offices(s): Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

January 4, 2012
CX-007544: Categorical Exclusion Determination

Demonstration of Variable Speed Permanent Magnet Generator at Small, Low-Head Hydro Site
CX(s) Applied: A9, B2.2, B5.15, B5.25
Date: 01/04/2012
Location(s): Kentucky
Offices(s): Golden Field Office

November 1, 2011
First cylinder enters plant.
Paducah and Portsmouth Sites Advance Operations at DUF6 Plants

Babcock & Wilcox Conversion Services (BWCS) began work at the Paducah and Portsmouth sites in March with the goal of making two depleted uranium hexafluoride (DUF6) conversion plants fully operational.

October 1, 2011
CBR-1-H Wholesale Power Rate Schedule

Area: Big Rivers and Henderson, KY
System: CU

October 1, 2011
CK-1-H Wholesale Power Rate Schedule

Area: KU Area
System: CU

October 1, 2011
CEK-1-H Wholesale Power Rate Schedule

Area: East Kentucky
System: CU

October 1, 2011
CC-1-I Wholesale Power Rate Schedule

Area: CP&L Area, Western Division
System: CU