Ashtabula Uranium Processing Plant, Ohio

Reactive Metals Incorporated (RMI) is a private company that processed uranium for reactors at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site and the N-Reactor at Hanford, WA. Primarily formed fuel rods out of uranium billet supplied by the Fernald Feed Plant, using DOE-owned extrusion presses. Also engaged in machining uranium metal for other applications. Ceased nuclear operations in 1990, and now the plant and surrounding groundwater is contaminated with radiation. The seven acre industrial site has been cleaned up by the Department of Energy at a projected cost of over $237 million. The site is owned by RMI and the DOE.