April 25, 2023
After months of training, field demonstrations and operational drills, workers at EM’s Paducah Site have demonstrated the safe and compliant operation of new equipment to compact components — each roughly the size of a 15-passenger van — as part of upcoming deactivation work for a massive uranium-enrichment process building slated for demolition. Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership (FRNP), the Paducah Site deactivation and remediation ... Read More
February 24, 2023
Volunteers and coaches have spent months planning for this year’s U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl, an event touted as the region’s most notable science competition for high school and middle school students. The Regional Science Bowl tournament is a quick-recall, fast-paced, question-and-answer contest. During the tournament, high school students are quizzed on their knowledge of biology, ... Read More
February 24, 2023
Workers have removed materials such as oils, combustibles and environmental hazards from the C-333-A Feed Vaporization Facility at EM’s Paducah Site as part of recent actions to prepare the building and its adjoining process gas building for future demolition. The estimated 8,300-square-foot facility provided feed material to the uranium enrichment process when the site operated as a gaseous diffusion plant. This small facility ... Read More
January 18, 2023
The Four Rivers Nuclear Partnership team has much to be proud of. We have made great progress during the last year and continue to demonstrate a commitment to safety and advancing the mission at the Paducah site. Thanks for being awesome!
January 10, 2023
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