Pantex to conduct multi-agency emergency exercise
Amarillo, Texas—Emergency response personnel from the National Nuclear Security Administration and Consolidated Nuclear Security (CNS) will host a large-scale, multi-agency emergency management exercise April 24 through April 29 at the Pantex Plant involving approximately 1,000 participants.
During this exercise, people in the vicinity of Pantex may observe personnel simulating response activities as part of the exercise.
This event is part of emergency exercises conducted on a regular basis by the U.S. Department of Energy Pantex Plant. These exercises confirm the ability of emergency personnel to respond quickly and effectively to emergency situations, and ensure that the public, Pantex employees and the environment would be protected in the event of an actual emergency.
Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (CNS) operates the Pantex Plant, located in Amarillo, Texas, and the Y-12 National Security Complex, located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, under a single contract for the U.S. National Nuclear Security Administration. Pantex and Y-12 are key facilities in the U.S. Nuclear Security Enterprise, and CNS performs its work with a focus on the absolute priorities of safety, security, quality, mission delivery and cost efficiency.
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