Workers are making changes to reduce utility and maintenance costs for EM’s Paducah Site cleanup. Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership (FRNP), EM’s deactivation and remediation contractor at the site, is switching from air horns to electronic horns for the criticality accident alarm system (CAAS) in the large C-333 and C-337 Process Buildings. “Electronic horns operate more efficiently than the air horns,” said Paducah Site Lead ... Read More
Two of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Paducah Site contractors are accepting applications for their 2019 College Summer Internship Programs. The DOE internships, managed by site deactivation and remediation contractor Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC (FRNP) and infrastructure contractor Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI), offer college students practical experience working on projects that support infrastructure, ... Read More
More than 120 students recently took part in an interactive learning space hosted by EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (PPPO) deactivation and remediation contractor at this year’s “STEM 4 Girls” event in Paducah. Female engineers, scientists, and other professionals from the Paducah Site informed the young women in the fifth through 12th grades about the variety of careers available to them in the fields of science, ... Read More
The fire services team at EM’s Paducah Site recently conducted vehicle extrication training courses at the site. The goal of the advanced courses is to train fire responders in the codes and standards of the National Fire Protection Association. The training ensures that emergency response personnel have a thorough knowledge and understanding of techniques and hazards associated with auto extrication, including sizing up the ... Read More
Calloway County Middle School Science Bowl team coach Scott Pile and visual arts teacher Heather Duffy pose with Jayne Bishop, winner of the 2018 West Kentucky Science Bowl T-Shirt Design Contest. An eighth-grade student, Bishop received the $500 prize for her school for her design of the 2018 official T-shirt to be given to all participating students and coaches at the Feb. 2 middle school and Feb. 16 high school Science Bowl ... Read More