PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT

USDOE

  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry stopped at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant on Thursday to show a commitment to funding clean-up efforts at the site.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

"Innovate, don’t regulate." That was the ‘bumper sticker’ message U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry delivered to business leaders in Hopkinsville on Thursday.

DOE

  Close to $1.1 million is being distributed between west Kentucky communities to stimulate economic development after the closing of Paducah’s Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, ENERGY.GOV

 The U.S. Department of Energy is offering public tours of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.  Visitors can take an inside look at the site and cleanup operations.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, ENERGY.GOV

The Department of Energy is looking back on a year of completed projects at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, ENERGY.GOV

The U.S. Department of Energy released this week new cleanup statistics at the site of the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. 

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, ENERGY.GOV

The Department of Energy will be reducing their workforce at the Paducah site by around 214 people.

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Coal and natural gas may dominate the Ohio Valley’s energy but the region also has a long history with nuclear power. Some Kentucky officials hope a new law might help the struggling industry get back some of its old glow.

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

Governor Matt Bevin is joining state and local officials in Paducah on Wednesday to ceremonially sign the bill that effectively lifted the nuclear moratorium in Kentucky. 

PGDP Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy is requesting more than $270 million for ongoing cleanup efforts at the Paducah site. The amount is part of the recently proposed budget request for fiscal year 2018.

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