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December 2009


December 31, 2009
Highlights of 2009 Accomplishments: Richland Operations Office
The DOE Richland Operations Office and its contractors at the Hanford Site made tremendous progress in several key cleanup categories in 2009.


December 28, 2009
Photos of visit to Plutonium Finishing Plant
Officials, Hanford Site employees, the media, and visitors celebrated a major accomplishment at the Plutonium Finishing Plant. Recently, workers finished moving all plutonium and reactor fuel containing plutonium out of the plant. Visitors participated in a celebration and were given a tour of vaults where the plutonium was stored.


December 28, 2009
Video of Plutonium Finishing Plant Visit
This video includes short interviews with DOE and CH2M HILL officials about completing the movement of all plutonium material that required around-the-clock security from the Plutonium Finishing Plant, along with footage of the vault where the material was stored.


December 28, 2009
WRPS Recovery Act Report Now Available
November 2009 Recovery Act Report is available. The report highlights ARRA projects such as ongoing upgrades to the 242-A Evaporator.