Most Active Stories
- Murray Couple Receives City's First Same-Sex Marriage License
- Murray Holds Special Ties for Likely Next Host of 'A Prairie Home Companion'
- 'Pocket Park' for Local Art Coming to Paducah's Downtown
- Polls: Republicans Lead All of Kentucky's Statewide Races; Paul Tops GOP Presidential Hopefuls
- Convoy Tours Controversial Areas at Land Between the Lakes
Tue August 5, 2014
Paducah's Penrod Named VP of USEC's American Centrifuge Project
Steven Penrod, the manager of Paducah’s gaseous diffusion plant has been named Vice President of USEC’s American Centrifuge Project. Penrod currently serves as USEC vice president of enrichment operations and has been responsible for USEC’s facilities in Paducah and Piketon, Ohio.
The American Centrifuge Project is a uranium enrichment plan seeking to modernize technologies and material for more efficient generation of nuclear power.
Penrod began work at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in 1979 and has managed the wind down of USEC operations in Paducah, as the facility is returned to the Department of Energy.
USEC is a U.S. corporation, supplying enriched uranium to nuclear power sites worldwide.