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November 2016


November 22, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet October 2016
The updated Hanford Site progress fact sheet through Oct. 31, 2016.


November 03, 2016
Demolition of One of Hanford's Most Hazardous Facilities Underway
Demolition is underway at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP), one of the most hazardous buildings on the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state.


October 2016


October 24, 2016
DOE Meets FY2016 Groundwater Cleanup Goals at Hanford
Workers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford Site are marking another year of significant achievements in protecting the Columbia River from contaminated groundwater.


July 2016


July 20, 2016
DOE Marks 20 Years of Cleanup Success at ERDF
This month marks 20 successful years of environmental cleanup at one of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s largest disposal facilities.


June 2016


June 30, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet June 2016
The updated Hanford Site progress fact sheet through June 30, 2016.


June 29, 2016
Washington Closure Hanford reaches a new safety milestone – 7 million safe work hours
Washington Closure Hanford (WCH) and its subcontractor employees have achieved a significant safety milestone by working 7 million hours without a lost workday injury.


June 01, 2016
Registration for Additional Hanford Site Cleanup Tours Begin on June 1
Due to popularity of the Hanford Site cleanup tour, registration for 10 additional tours will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1. The announcement comes after the first round of tours filled up within a matter of hours.


April 2016


April 25, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet April 2016
The updated Hanford Site progress fact sheet


April 05, 2016
Additional Hanford Cleanup Tours Announced
Due to popular demand, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced 10 additional Hanford cleanup tours for the 2016 season. The announcement comes after the initially scheduled 15 tours filled up quickly.


March 2016


March 31, 2016
Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford Expands 2016 Tour Season
RICHLAND, Wash. – In partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open registration for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park’s 2016 public tour season at the Hanford, Wash., sites on Monday, Apr


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