Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant

The Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant is a facility located in McCracken County, Kentucky, near Paducah, Kentucky that produced enriched uranium 1952-2013. The plant is now operated by United States Enrichment Corporation, a subsidiary of USEC Incorporated, a publicly traded corporation (NYSE: USU). It was the only operating uranium enrichment facility in the United States in the period 2001-2010. The Paducah plant produced low-enriched uranium, originally as feedstock for military reactors and weapons refining and later for nuclear power fuel.
Se også: K25 ; Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant.


GAO: Testimony Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, U.S. Senate Saturday, December 6, 2003 Nuclear Waste Cleanup : Preliminary Observations on DOE’s Cleanup of the Paducah Uranium Enrichment Plant Statement of Robin M. Nazzaro, Director Natural Resources and Environment.

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