Hanford Blog Archive

November 2010


November 26, 2010
PHOTO GALLERY: Josiah Pinkham, a cultural resource specialist with the Nez Perce tells Hanford managers about his culture.
The training was part of the Richland Operations office efforts to improve cultural resource and tribal training for federal employees at Hanford.


November 26, 2010
PHOTO GALLERY: American Indian Heritage Month speaker Virginia Beavert talks about teaching her native Sahaptin language.
Beavert visited the Richland Operations Office to inform staff about her culture and language


November 18, 2010
FACT SHEET: 324 Building B Cell Contamination
Get detailed information on Washington Closure Hanford workers finding a hot spot underneath the 324 Building.


November 18, 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Final Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility melter assembly arrives at the Waste Treatment Plant
After an 800-mile, four-day journey, the second and final 125-ton melter assembly for the Low-Activity Waste Facility arrived at the Waste Treatment Plant construction site.


November 17, 2010
PHOTO GALLERY: A look at the 324 Building at Hanford's 300 Area.
A selection of photos that show where the 324 Building sits and what's contained inside.


November 16, 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Second melter assembly begins journey to Hanford Waste Treatment Plant
The second and final 125-ton melter assembly that will be installed in the Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility began its nearly 800-mile journey to the Hanford Site.


November 10, 2010
PHOTO GALLERY: See photos of railroad track removal along Hanford's River Corridor.
Thirty miles of railroad track are being removed, reused as part of subcontract work at Hanford


November 05, 2010
PRESS RELEASE: Information on Contaminated Rabbit at the Hanford Site
Department of Health: No contamination spread, no evidence of a health threat


November 05, 2010
PRESS RELEASE: First giant melter assembly arrives at Hanford Waste Treatment Plant
Today, the first 125-ton melter assembly that will be staged in the Low-Activity Waste Vitrification Facility completed its nearly 800-mile journey from Ogden, Utah.


November 03, 2010
PHOTO GALLERY: See photos of the security equipment coming down at the Plutonium Finishing Plant.
When Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant was home to high security materials, personnel passed through the checkpoints for vehicle, metal detector, badge and Hanford Patrol inspections every day.