Deactivation and remediation workers with Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership (FRNP), the prime cleanup contractor at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant (PGDP), recently surpassed one million work hours without a lost-time accident or illness. “Accomplishing one million safe work hours requires workers to stay focused on the tasks and pay attention to details,” said Jennifer Woodard, Paducah Site lead for EM’s Portsmouth/Paducah ... Read More
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Paducah Site professionals recently took time out to educate more than a thousand area youth about scientific and technical careers during two Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce outreach events. Two hundred fifty girls, grades five through 12, took part in Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership’s (FRNP) interactive learning space at this year’s “S.T.E.M. for Girls” event held at West Kentucky Community and ... Read More
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