PIKE COUNTY – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will be conducting an Emergency Response Exercise on Wednesday, October 9th, at the DOE Portsmouth Site in Pike County.
The simulation will take place sometime between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. and will include activation of the site’s Field Emergency Response Organization as well as the Emergency Operations Center and Joint Information Center.
The simulation will include sirens and responding emergency personnel. Please be aware of increased emergency traffic in the area.
These exercises are used as tests to prepare our highly trained professional responders to handle emergency events at all levels.
Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and BWX Technologies, Inc. (BWXT) (NYSE: BWXT), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC (FBP) to address the decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) needs at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Pike County, Ohio. Jacobs Engineering, another global leader in industrial and environmental projects, provides support. Fluor-BWXT employs 1,800 workers who bring unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth mandate is to clean up the Portsmouth Site safely and compliantly, provide strong uranium stewardship and partner with local communities to achieve a sustainable economic future. For more information, visit www.fbportsmouth.com.