NNSA Release: Pantex helps keep Texans warm during record cold snap

  • Posted: Monday, March 29, 2021, 11:22 am

Like other regions of Texas, the Amarillo area and Pantex Plant endured unprecedented winter weather Feb. 13-18, with record low temperatures impacting the site. Pantex responded quickly to the dangerous conditions by cancelling work shifts, reducing energy consumption, and evaluating freezing temperature-related damage to facilities.

In line with Gov. Abbott’s disaster declaration, President Biden’s federal emergency declaration for severe winter weather, and a request by utility providers, Pantex took steps to reduce temperatures in buildings and implement other measures to decrease energy use, maintain utilities, and conduct essential activities.

Read full press release on the NNSA website.