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Fluor-BWXT Donates 600 Backpacks to Area Students

PIKE COUNTY, Ohio -- August 15, 2019 -- The Fluor Foundation, Fluor-BWXT and employees have joined forces to make sure that hundreds of local students get a brand new backpack to start the 2019-2020 school year.

Fluor-BWXT employees delivered 50 stuffed backpacks to Jasper Elementary School principal Krista Conley.

“Our employees are very generous, especially when it comes to helping people in our community,” said Bob Smith, Site Project Director. “We want to make sure our local students have the opportunity to start the year off with the supplies they need.”

The annual “FBP Backpack School Drive” kicked off this week with the first delivery to Jasper Elementary School in Piketon. Employees delivered 50 backpacks stuffed with school supplies to hand out to students. The backpacks were donated by the Fluor Foundation. Fluor-BWXT and employees donated additional money and school supplies to make sure each student had everything they needed to start the year.

Stuffed backpacks will be delivered to other Pike County elementary schools next week. Backpacks will also be distributed in Scioto, Ross, and Jackson counties for local charities to deliver to students in those communities.

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About Fluor-BWXT Portsmouth LLC
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.