Hanford Blog Archive

March 2015


March 04, 2015
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet - January 2015
This is a DOE fact sheet with the latest statistics on Hanford Site cleanup progress through the end of January 2015.


March 02, 2015
Hanford Tour Registration Begins March 9
Visitors Can Register for Choice of Tours Focused on Cleanup or History


February 2015


February 10, 2015
Office of River Protection issues statement on Washington River Protection Solutions’ Tank Vapors Implementation Plan



February 02, 2015
President’s 2016 Budget Proposal Makes Critical Investments in All-Of-The-Above Energy Strategy and National Security
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz detailed President Barack Obama’s $30 billion Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for the Energy Department. This Budget continues the Administration’s efforts to invest in America’s future, making critical investments in research, energy and infrastructure that will help support continued economic growth and job creation, in national and energy security, and in addressing the environmental legacy of the Cold War.


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.


December 18, 2014
PHOTO GALLERY - McCluskey Room Progress
See photos of progress toward PFP demolition


December 01, 2014
BIOGRAPHY: Stacy Charboneau, Richland Operations Office
On December 1, 2014, the DOE Office of Environmental Management named Stacy Charboneau the new Manager of the Richland Operations Office, effective December 14, 2014.


October 2014


October 30, 2014
Hanford Tank Vapor Assessment Report
The Department of Energy remains committed to protecting workers, members of the public and the environment.


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


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