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July 2009


July 23, 2009
DOE, Ecology, EPA Announce New Groundwater Treatment System
Dr. Inés Triay, DOE Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management, along with representatives of Washington State, U.S. EPA and the AFL-CIO Metal Trades announced today that construction of the largest treatment system for contaminated groundwater


July 16, 2009
Great story on Hanford’s vit plant progress in Wednesday’s Tri-City Herald
Crews recently installed a major component needed for operations at the Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility.


July 16, 2009
Hanford Site Environmental Report
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conducts extensive monitoring of the air, soil, water, plants, and animals on and around the Hanford Site, including the Columbia River, and publishes its results in an annual Hanford Site Environmental Report.


July 13, 2009
Update on Hiring and Recovery Act Funding
This backgrounder from the DOE Richland Operations provides information on the number of people hired using Recovery Act funding to work on environmental cleanup projects at the Hanford Site.


July 09, 2009
CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company ARRA Video
The CH2MHill Plateau Remediation Company produced a video to give a broad overview of their cleanup work on the Hanford Site using ARRA funding.