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
Crews have finished building a first-of-a-kind DOE facility that sets the stage to change the way EM’s Paducah Site scans, packages and disposes equipment and waste for the foreseeable future.
The new facility, called the Large Item Neutron Assay System (LINAS), moves Paducah forward in its mission to prepare the C-333 Process Building and other buildings for future demolition at the former gaseous diffusion plant.
C-333 has more ... Read More
Because of the generosity of our FRNP team, this week’s events raised over $7,500 for the United Way. This is in addition to the funds you donated through the through the Employee Payroll Deduction program this fiscal year. It’s been a fun week and we hope you’ll enjoy this video from yesterday’s Directors’ Pie in the Face event!
The United Way supports programming for 12 nonprofit agencies in our area: American Red Cross, Child ... Read More