uranium

Business
6:25 am
Fri September 26, 2014

Honeywell Union Workers Demonstrate in Washington D.C.

Credit USW Local 7-669

Metropolis Honeywell union members demonstrated in front of Honeywell corporate headquarters in Washington, D.C. and attempted to meet with several lobbying firms Thursday. United Steelworkers Local 7-669, joined by D.C.  AFL-CIO members delivered letters to Akin Gump, OB C Group, McBee Strategic, and Duberstein Group, who they claim Honeywell has hired along with their own in-house lobby team.

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Business
3:50 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

GLE Continues Negotiations for PDGP Depleted Uranium Despite Drop in Market

Credit ge-energy.com

 

The market for uranium has taken a steep drop, prompting Global Laser Enrichment to cut back and reign in, with plans to move the work from its facilities in Australia and Oakridge, Tennessee, to their home base in Wilmington, North Carolina. 

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Society
2:37 pm
Fri June 7, 2013

Metropolis Honeywell Plant Receives Bomb Threat

Credit The Southern Illinoisan

The Honeywell Uranium Processing Facility is allowing some plant workers to leave while law enforcement and plant management continue investigating a report of an explosive device in the plant.

Honeywell went on lockdown after receiving the report this afternoon. Honeywell spokesman Peter Dalpe said law enforcement and members of the state bomb squad are on scene. 

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Government
3:20 pm
Mon July 30, 2012

Whitfield: Keeping an Open Mind on PGDP Future

Congressman Ed Whitfield
U.S. Congress

Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield says despite his comments that the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion plant is on its "Last Leg" he’s keeping an open mind about the facility's future. Whitfield's comments about the plant were published in the Washington-based Weapons Complex Monitor

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Government & Politics - WKMS
2:45 pm
Mon February 6, 2012

Whitfield Says Re-Enrichment Bill Stalled

Depleted uranium barrels housed at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant
Department of Energy

Kentucky Congressman Ed Whitfield says a bill to allow re-enrichment of uranium at the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant has reached a stalemate in Washington.

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