Paducah Area Community Resuse Organization http://wkms.org en PACRO Official: "Matter of a Few Months" Before Agreement Is Reached for PGDP Site http://wkms.org/post/pacro-official-matter-few-months-agreement-reached-pgdp-site <p>The director of the Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization, or PACRO, says negotiations are going well between the U.S. Department of Energy and General Electric-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment for use of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.</p><p>Charlie Martin said the two parties have had multiple meetings in Lexington, Ky. and Washington D.C. <a href="http://wkms.org/post/global-laser-enrichment-could-bring-new-laser-based-technology-paducah-gaseous-diffusion-site-0">since beginning negotiations in November</a> and thinks an agreement will be reached soon.</p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 01:25:36 +0000 John Null 38066 at http://wkms.org PACRO Official: "Matter of a Few Months" Before Agreement Is Reached for PGDP Site PED Plans Next Steps in PACRO Admin Takeover http://wkms.org/post/ped-plans-next-steps-pacro-admin-takeover <p>Chad Chancellor and the Paducah Economic Development are poised to step in as the new Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization administrator after a unanimous subcommittee vote Tuesday at the Commerce Center in Paducah.</p><p>The vote comes a week late after a PACRO subcommittee and the board broke a series of Kentucky Open Meetings and Open Records Laws, which rendered last week's meetings void.</p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 21:53:51 +0000 John Paul Henry 34555 at http://wkms.org PED Plans Next Steps in PACRO Admin Takeover PACRO Plans to Assist Displaced Plant Workers http://wkms.org/post/pacro-plans-assist-displaced-plant-workers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Paducah Area Community Reuse Organization or </span>PACRO<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is working with union and economic development officials to garner support for soon to be unemployed workers at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. </span>USEC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> announced last week it won't <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/us-department-energy-seeks-proposals-extend-operations-gaseous-diffusion-plant">continue</a> it's enriching process at the Department of Energy owned site.&nbsp; </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Purchase Area Development District Special Projects Coordinator Mary-Anne Medlock said workers will soon receive a survey to help understand the plant's demographics to aid in an seeking an emergency grant from the Department of Labor.</span></p><p> Thu, 30 May 2013 17:52:57 +0000 Rob Canning 31821 at http://wkms.org PACRO Plans to Assist Displaced Plant Workers