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Published: Thursday, August 16, 2007

Fernald plant



FERNALD PLANT

Key events

Key events at Fernald uranium processing plant in southwest Ohio:

1951: Feed Materials Production Center at Fernald is built by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to refine uranium on a 1,050-acre site 18 miles northwest of Cincinnati.

1989: Production ends. Government settles lawsuit with area residents and the Fernald Medical Monitoring Program is created.

2006: Cleanup of site completed and certified by Energy Department after removal of some 1.5 million tons of waste at a cost of $4.4 billion.

2008: Medical Monitoring Program scheduled to end.

Source: Associated Press

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Thursday, August 16, 2007

FERNALD PLANT

Key events

Key events at Fernald uranium processing plant in southwest Ohio:

1951: Feed Materials Production Center at Fernald is built by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission to refine uranium on a 1,050-acre site 18 miles northwest of Cincinnati.

1989: Production ends. Government settles lawsuit with area residents and the Fernald Medical Monitoring Program is created.

2006: Cleanup of site completed and certified by Energy Department after removal of some 1.5 million tons of waste at a cost of $4.4 billion.

2008: Medical Monitoring Program scheduled to end.

Source: Associated Press

COPYRIGHT 2007 ASSOCIATED PRESS. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. THIS MATERIAL MAY NOT BE PUBLISHED, BROADCAST, REWRITTEN, OR REDISTRIBUTED.

Thursday, August 16, 2007
FERNALD PLANT Key events Key events at Fernald uranium processing plant in southwest Ohio: 1951: Feed Materials...