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Fluor-BWXT Honored by Ross County Commissioners

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio -- March 22, 2022 -- Fluor-BWXT’s commitment to a strong and sustainable economy in southern Ohio was honored recently with a proclamation from the Ross County Commissioners during regular session.

From left, Tiffany Lemaster and Tammy Eallonardo, both of Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development; Commissioner Doug Corcoran; Commissioner Dwight Garrett; JD Dowell, FBP; Commissioner James Lowe; Tim Poe, FBP and Jack Williams, FBP, display the proclamation presented to Fluor-BWXT during the Ross County Commissioners regular session.

During the past 10 years, Fluor-BWXT’s investments in Ross County have created or retained more than 500 full-time jobs at local companies like Riffle Machine Works, General Fasteners, Herr Foods, Chillicothe Steel, and Industrial Reliability & Repair.

“Ross County couldn’t ask for a better partner,” Director of Economic Development Tammy Eallonardo, Greater Chillicothe & Ross County Development, said. “There are many projects that do not fit the criteria to receive Jobs Ohio project support. FBP has helped us fill that void by awarding $268,954 in ‘Opportunity Fund’ grants to local businesses with important, smaller projects.”

“We are honored to be recognized by the Ross County Commissioners,” Fluor-BWXT Site Project Director JD Dowell said. “It’s a privilege to be able to serve our communities to make a difference in the economic development of our region.”

The Board of Commissioners issued the proclamation in appreciation for FBP providing outstanding public service. Commissioners commended FBP for promoting industrial economic, commercial and civic development for Ross County and Ohio, for the past 10 years.

For more information about Fluor-BWXT, please visit www.fbportsmouth.com.

JD Dowell, left, shares an overview of the X-326 demolition project with the commissioners.

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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.