Project News

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently completed its first year of public tours at its Paducah Site, welcoming nearly 500 people from 16 states. “The response to the public tours reflects that our community has an interest in learning about the plant’s history and ongoing work,” said Jennifer Woodard, Paducah Site Lead for DOE’s... Read More
Nine new monitoring wells have been installed in the northeast section of EM’s Paducah Site, representing the first phase of a project to enhance groundwater treatment. Data from the new wells will support the project’s next phase, which includes installing an additional 13 monitoring wells, two extraction wells, and a new treatment... Read More
Workers involved in remediation, deactivation and decommissioning activities at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site recently reached 2 million hours without a lost-time injury on the job. “DOE’s greatest satisfaction comes from sending workers home each day in the same condition as they arrived at the Paducah Site... Read More
Gatton Academy Team-1 won the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) West Kentucky Regional Science Bowl, the region’s foremost academic and scientific event for high school students, on February 19, 2016.  Gatton will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete in the National Finals of DOE’s National Science Bowl® April 28 through May 2. ... Read More
EM recently completed upgrades to modernize a key facility that reduces off-site groundwater contamination at the former Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.   Equipment at the C-612 Northwest Pump-and-Treat Facility that had reached the end of its service life or no longer had available replacement parts was replaced with newer... Read More