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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


March 28, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet March 2016
The updated Hanford Site progress fact sheet


March 21, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Tour Registration Begins in April
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration for the 2016 Hanford cleanup tour program April 5 at 9 a.m. on the Hanford Site website, www.hanford.gov.


February 2016


February 25, 2016
Workers Remove Most Contaminated Processing Equipment from Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant
Workers have finished cutting up and removing the two most highly contaminated pieces of processing equipment, called glove boxes, from the Plutonium Finishing Plant at the Hanford Site in Washington state.


December 2015


December 29, 2015
The Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management Update Newsletter Spotlights River Corridor Cleanup at Hanford Site
EM marks the many accomplishments the Richland Operations Office and its contractors have achieved in cleanup along the Columbia River corridor at the Hanford Site.


November 2015


November 19, 2015
Department of Energy completes chromium cleanup along Columbia River
More than two million tons of chromium-contaminated soil have been moved away from several areas near the Columbia River at the Hanford Site.


November 12, 2015
Agencies welcome Manhattan Project National Historical Park
Following the Nov. 10 establishment of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Richland Operations Office has eliminated the age requirement for entrance to the B Reactor National Historic Landmark.


September 2015


September 29, 2015
DOE-Richland contractors, programs earn safety honors
All three major contractors of the Department of Energy’s Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) and one individual employee were recently recognized with DOE and national safety awards by the Voluntary Protection Program Participants


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