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Emergency Exercise at DOE Portsmouth Site in Piketon Oct. 26

PIKETON, Ohio – October 21, 2013 – An emergency services exercise will be held between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 involving fire and rescue teams at the Department of Energy (DOE) Portsmouth Site in Piketon. Area volunteer fire departments and other first responder and emergency management agencies are also scheduled to participate.

During this exercise, the site’s public warning system will be in use. Residents and travelers in the area will hear sirens around the plant and the public address system in operation. All announcements on the PA system will include the statement “This is an exercise…” before and after each message, as will any related radio communication as part of the activities.

Expect some temporary on-site road closures during this exercise including along the main Access Roads leading into the Site and along Perimeter Road. If an actual emergency would occur the exercise would be terminated and appropriate responses would be initiated by any needed agencies and/or plant personnel.

For any question, please contact Fluor-B&W Portsmouth Public Affairs at (740) 897-3933 or Fluor-B&W Emergency Management at (740) 897-4109.


About Fluor-B&W Portsmouth LLC

Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) and The Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W) (NYSE: BWC), two world-class companies with significant Ohio experience, formed Fluor-B&W 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. The team, which includes two local mentor/protégé companies, inSolves and Wastren Advantage, Inc., and a small business, Pro2Serve, brings unparalleled experience, insights, and lessons learned from across the DOE complex. The Fluor-B&W 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