As the DOE Paducah site completed its first site-level emergency exercise since the beginning of COVID-19, construction crews broke ground on a new Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to improve the coordination and response to emergencies across the site.
The 3,500 square foot facility will replace the existing EOC, which was established in the site’s C-300 Control Building around 1990. The C-300 Control Building was built during ... Read More
Employees at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah site donated hundreds of bicycles, toys and other donations to several local non-profit agencies during the months of November and December. Each year, employees of Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership, LLC (FRNP), Swift & Staley Inc. (SSI), Mid-America Conversion Services, LLC (MCS), and Enterprise Technical Assistance Services, Inc. (ETAS) team up to support several regional ... Read More
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Paducah site recently accomplished an Environmental Management calendar year 2022 priority, successfully dispositioning one million pounds of an ozone-depleting chemical dichlorotetrafluoroethane, commonly known as R-114 refrigerant. Reducing this amount of R-114 refrigerant from the environment has an impact equal to that of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from approximately 10,000 vehicles ... Read More
Three eighth graders from Heath Middle School (HMS) won this year’s U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl t-shirt design contest. Sam Dobson, Caroline Roberts and Gavin Schooley collaborated on a design selected as this year’s official event t-shirt.
In September, DOE’s Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office challenged local middle and high school students to design the official DOE West Kentucky Regional ... Read More
Volunteers from Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership teamed up with 35 companies and organizations from across the region to interact with eighth grade students in McCracken County at the West Kentucky Launch. On Wednesday, October 26, over 800 students filled the Expo Center in Paducah to explore future career opportunities in the region during this interactive career exposition.
FRNP employees are passionate about this event and hope ... Read More