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Kentucky's 'Atomic City' cleared a hurdle this week with the U.S. Department of Energy to sell depleted uranium from a former enrichment plant to re-enrich at a future nearby facility. A one-billion dollar GE-Hitachi Global Laser Enrichment facility will re-enrich tails left in the cylinders at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant in McCracken County.

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) has agreed to sell depleted uranium from the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant to enrich at a new state-of-the-art facility in western Kentucky. 

Construction and operation of the $1 billion facility by GE-Hitachi's Global Laser Enrichment is estimated to bring approximately 800 to 1,200 jobs to the local community. 

Department of Energy

The US Department of Energy says its marking completion of the first phase of an ongoing project to remove groundwater contaminants at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant.  

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, energy.gov

The U.S. Department of Energy has extended the contract for cleanup efforts at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant. The contract for BWXT Conversion Services was set to expire Friday. 

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Contractors working on cleanup of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant have saved more than half a million dollars in project costs by recycling oil waste.  

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, energy.gov

The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant Citizens Advisory Board is seeking new membership from residents in western Kentucky and southern Illinois. 

Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded University of Kentucky researchers a grant to support the development of new cleanup strategies at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.

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.

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, 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. 

Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant, energy.gov

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

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