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May 2012


May 22, 2012
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Receives and Sets Six-Ton Exhausters for Air-Filtration System
The six-ton exhausters are key components in a complex air-filtration system that will ensure the facility’s air emissions meet strict environmental regulations and requirements.


May 17, 2012
PRESS RELEASE: CH2M HILL Awards $10.8 Million Subcontract to Local, Small Business
Contract awarded to Federal Engineers & Constructors to modify facility that will support moving highly radioactive waste away from the Columbia River


May 10, 2012
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Receives Last Massive Shield Door
The last massive shield door has been delivered to the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant, also known as the “Vit Plant.”


May 09, 2012
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Groundwater Treatment Facility Earns Gold Ranking
Contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company achieved the first Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) “Gold” certification for sustainable design in the DOE complex.


May 08, 2012
PHOTO GALLERY: River Structures Removed at N Reactor
Work continues along the shoreline of the Columbia River


May 02, 2012
FACT SHEET: Last Fuel Shipment Leaves K West Basin
DOE and contractor CH2M HILL finished moving the last fragments of irradiated fuel from a reactor basin near the Columbia River into dry storage in the center of the Hanford Site.