April 22, 2015
New public tour to focus on Hanford historic sites
The history of Hanford Site lands prior to the Manhattan Project will be the focus of a new public tour program offered by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Richland Operations Office. The program will run from May to October of 2015 and will include
April 20, 2015
Last of pencil tank assemblies removed from Plutonium Finishing Plant
More than 50 pencil tank assemblies – some two stories tall – contaminated with chemical and radiological hazards are now gone from Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. The tanks, called “pencil tanks” due to their long and narrow shape, reclaimed pl
March 31, 2015
Operation of Effluent Treatment Facility transitioning to Washington River Protection Solutions
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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 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 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 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.