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June 2009


June 23, 2009
Excavating Hanford's K East Basin
New photos of excavation of K East Basin Contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company is excavating the K East Basin and is down to the floor of the basin itself (about 20 feet below the surface).


June 18, 2009
AP story on Hanford’s Waste Treatment Plant
This Associated Press story ran on a number of national media outlets today, highlighting the work effort at the Office of River Protection and the Waste Treatment Plant. The article sheds light on past challenges and current progress.


June 16, 2009
Tri-City Herald Photo Gallery Features PFP
These photos show a rare look inside the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Site. DOE-RL and the CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company provided a visit to Tri-City Herald reporter Annette Cary and photographer Kai-Huei Yau recently.


June 15, 2009
Hanford Science and Technology Workshop Briefings Available
Presentations and additional information from Hanford’s Science and Technology Workshop are now available on the web site for viewing.


June 15, 2009
DOE selects Penser North America to administer Workers Compensation Program at Hanford
DOE selects Penser North America to administer Workers Compensation Program at Hanford


June 09, 2009
Updated Hanford Recovery Act Briefings Available
These presentations to the Hanford Advisory Board show updated information on Recovery Act funding provided to the DOE Office of River Protection and Richland Operations Office.


June 05, 2009
Washington Closure Announces Subcontract for 618-10 Characterization
Washington Closure Announces Subcontract for 618-10 Characterization


June 05, 2009
Recovery Act Funding Fact Sheet Updated
This fact sheet describes projects selected for nearly $2 billion in Recovery Act funding for the Hanford Site. Project information has been updated in this version.


June 03, 2009
Photos of first 100 workers being trained at Hanford under ARRA
The first 100 of the initial 400 workers hired under ARRA have completed formal training at the Volpentest HAMMER training facility for their new jobs at the Hanford Site.