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Public Warning System Testing to be Conducted Jan. 25 and 26

PIKETON, Ohio -- January 4, 2022 -- Audible testing of the PORTS Public Warning System (PWS) will be conducted Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and 26, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Audible testing of the PWS is conducted to ensure the system functions as intended and to familiarize site personnel and the public with the audible warning tones of the sirens.

PRECAUTIONS AND LIMITATIONS:

  • This test will include the actual activation and sounding of the 6 exterior pole-mounted sirens that surround the DOE Piketon Site.
  • A PA announcement will be made over each siren speaker prior to activating the siren stating, “THIS IS A TEST.”
  • In the event of a real emergency, announcements will be made over the plant public address and radio systems.
If you have any questions or need additional information contact, FBP Emergency Management at 740.897.5333.

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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.