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March 2015

March 19, 2015
DOE-NNSA, Washington to take part in regional exercise in Benton and Franklin Counties
Training designed to enable responders to work together effectively during radiological emergencies


March 16, 2015
Hanford Landfill Reaches 17 Million Tons Disposed
Waste disposal measures tremendous cleanup progress along Hanford's River Corridor


March 2, 2015
Hanford Tour Registration Begins March 9
Visitors Can Register for Choice of Tours Focused on Cleanup or History


December 2014

December 31, 2014
DOE Richland Operations Office and its contractors look back at 2014 cleanup progress
RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Richland Operations Office and its contractors made significant progress this year in the cleanup of the Hanford Site that helped protect employees, the public, the environment, and the Columbia River, which runs through the Hanford Site in southeast Washington state.


October 2014

October 28, 2014
DOE, Washington Closure complete recycling project at Hanford
About $400,000 saved by recycling electrical substation components in 300 Area


October 22, 2014
Workers Enter Cocooned F Reactor for Scheduled Inspection
Inspection by DOE ensures reactors are safe, secure


September 2014

September 10, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: Workers Begin Cleaning Out Hanford's Historic McCluskey Room
Workers have entered one of the most hazardous rooms at the Hanford Site to begin final cleanup of a room that became known to workers over the years by the name of a worker injured there in a Cold War-era accident.


August 2014

August 12, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: Contractor Removes More Than 650 Pounds of Contamination from Groundwater
For a second year in a row, and four months ahead of schedule, CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company exceeded the Department of Energy's annual goal.


August 11, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: Workers Creating Demolition Zone at Hanford's Plutonium Finishing Plant
Over the last few weeks, the look of Hanford’s main plutonium plant has changed as crews have removed or demolished eight buildings surrounding the Plutonium Finishing Plant at the Hanford Site in southeast Washington state.


July 2014

July 2, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: Workers Prepare to Enter One of Hanford's Most Hazardous Rooms
When workers enter the hazardous and historic McCluskey Room at the Hanford Site this summer, they will be safer due to their preparation and involvement in planning and training for the job.


June 2014

June 3, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: CH2M HILL Graduates Protege Company on Department of Energy Project
CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company recently graduated Project Services Group from DOE's Mentor-Protege Program.


May 2014

May 8, 2014
NEWS RELEASE: CH2M HILL Awarded Voluntary Protection Program Star Status
Department of Energy Honors Hanford Site Contractor for Employee Involvement and Management Leadership in Safety and Health


May 1, 2014
Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant Recertified as Energy Department Star Site for Safety



February 2014

February 27, 2014
Registration Starts Soon for Hanford’s Two Annual Public Tour Programs
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration for both of its public tour programs in early March. The Hanford Site public tours focus on environmental cleanup while the B Reactor tours focus on Hanford’s role in the top secret Manhattan Project during World War II.


February 14, 2014
1,153-ton Waste Vault Removed from 300 Area
Vault held waste tanks with contamination from Hanford’s former laboratory facilities





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