PADUCAH GASEOUS DIFFUSION PLANT

Whitfield's office

In a House Subcommittee on Energy and Power hearing Wednesday, Congressman Ed Whitfield questioned U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz on when a new cleanup contract will be approved for the site of the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin has agreed to a settlement resolving years of litigation over hazardous waste handling at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. 

U.S. Department of Energy, energy.gov

More than $270 million dollars in federal funds may be slated for ongoing cleanup efforts at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. 

U.S. Department of Energy

Contractors at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant have kicked off a new demolition phase, clearing the first of 12 facilities to be removed in coming months. 

paducahky.gov

The omnibus spending bill approved by Congress earlier this month included $200 million for continued deactivation and cleanup at the site of the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.

Paducah Mayor Gayle Kaler says local leaders are already working on securing funding for the next budget cycle.

Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management has extended the contract for the conversion of depleted uranium hexafluoride in Paducah.

Senator McConnell's office

The U.S. Department of Energy unveiled a new permanent display on the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Thursday at its Washington, D.C. headquarters.

LRC Public Information

The new co-chairman of the Kentucky legislature’s subcommittee on energy says he would support a lawsuit against the federal government’s new regulations on carbon emissions.  

DOE

The U.S. Department of Energy says an important milestone has been reached in the clean-up process at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, as the last of 37 inactive buildings has been safely removed.

energy.gov

  An official with the company tasked with clean-up at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site says Fluor Federal Services is bringing years of experience in the nuclear field to the Paducah community.

Thomas D’Agostino is Fluor’s senior vice president of strategic planning and development. He spoke Thursday morning at the Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce’s Power in Partnership Breakfast.

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