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August 2011

August 4, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Cleanup Report Available on Web
2011 Hanford Lifecycle Scope, Schedule and Cost Report Posted on www.hanford.gov


August 3, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Digging Begins at Hazardous Hanford Burial Ground
River Corridor Contractor Spent Two Years Preparing to Remediate 618-10


August 3, 2011
PRESS RELASE: Hanford Waste Treatment Plant reaches design milestone for largest facility
The Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Project recently issued the final design for the concrete walls of the Pretreatment Facility and celebrated reaching 60 percent complete.


August 2, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Wenatchee Rotary to Host Hanford Site Speaker August 4
The Department of Energy (DOE) will be the guest of the Wenatchee Rotary Club on Thursday, August 4th, at Red Lion Hotel in Wenatchee at 12 noon. DOE’s Mike Thompson will be the guest speaker for the group.


July 2011

July 26, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Reaches Recovery Act Goal for Waste Cleanup Ahead of Schedule
DOE and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company Workers have surpassed a goal of shipping 1,800 cubic meters of waste to treatment facilities two months early.


July 26, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Leavenworth Rotary to Host Speaker from Hanford July 29
The Department of Energy'S Pamela McCann will be the guest of the Leavenworth Rotary Club on Friday, July 29th, at Kristall’s Restaurant at 11:45 a.m.


July 19, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: DOE Issues Draft Request for Proposals for Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services
The Department of Energy today issued a Draft Request for Proposals (RFP) for an Occupational Medical Services acquisition at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State and is seeking input from Industry, stakeholders, and Hanford workers.


June 2011

June 30, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Construction continues to advance at Pretreatment Facility
Hanford Waste Treatment Plant crews lifted and placed a nearly nine-ton rebar curtain above the 77-foot elevation at the Pretreatment Facility. The curtain measures 36 feet long, 22 feet high and is the last curtain to compose the facility’s fifth concrete elevation.


June 22, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Complex crane installations completed in Low-Activity Waste Facility
Crews working at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant completed four complex jib crane installations in the Low-Activity Waste (LAW) Facility. The 3-ton-capacity cranes will be used to place lids on filled LAW containers at the end of the vitrification process.


June 22, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Walla Walla Rotary Club to Host Hanford Speaker on Thursday, June 23
A DOE speaker will provide the group with an overview of the history and cleanup of the Hanford Site.


June 21, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Department of Energy Names Stacy Charboneau as Deputy Manager for Hanford’s Office of River Protection
The Department of Energy has selected Stacy L. Charboneau to serve as Deputy Manager for the Office of River Protection (ORP), effective immediately. She has been the Acting Deputy Manager since December 2010.


June 14, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Massive Cement Pour into Hanford Site Nuclear Facility Underway
Hanford workers are pouring enough cement-like material to fill six Olympic-size swimming pools in one of the largest nuclear facilities at the Hanford Site to prepare the massive building for demolition.


June 13, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Story Wins Northwest Emmy Award
The first chapter of the Hanford Story multimedia series, Overview, received an Emmy for best Historical/Cultural - Program/Special on June 11, 2011.


June 7, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Projects Receive Sustainability Awards
Hanford's Department of Energy offices and their contractors received special recognition for their part in promoting sustainability in environmental, energy, and economic performance.


June 2, 2011
Hanford Surpasses Transuranic Waste Milestone
1,000 Cubic Meters Shipped Four Months Ahead of Schedule





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