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June 2012


June 20, 2012
NEWS RELEASE: New Chapter of Hanford Story Released
“River Corridor” provides viewers with a look at the cleanup of hundreds of contaminated buildings and more than one thousand areas where soil was contaminated along the 50-mile stretch of the Columbia River that flows through the Hanford Site.


June 19, 2012
Mobile Arm Retrieval System (MARS) named DOE EM's Project of the Month



June 19, 2012
FACT SHEET: Shuffling Highly Radioactive Capsules
Workers recently moved highly radioactive capsules stored underwater at the Waste Encapsulation Storage Facility to redistribute the heat load, and they finished six months early.


June 15, 2012
PHOTO GALLERY: Secretary of Energy Steven Chu's employee meeting at Howard Amon Park
Check out the photos from the all-employee meeting at Howard Amon Park.


June 14, 2012
N Reactor Placed In Interim Safe Storage
Largest Hanford Reactor Cocooning Project Now Complete


June 13, 2012
VIDEO: New Groundwater Treatment Resin Saves Time, Energy
A new treatment resin for removing contamination (chromium) from groundwater is expected to reduce annual operating costs by $1 million per year.


June 13, 2012
FACT SHEET: New Groundwater Treatment Material to Save $1 Million per Year
DOE and contractor CH2M HILL are using a new resin material to strain and clean contaminated groundwater along the Columbia River that is much more efficient than the old resin.


June 13, 2012
PRESS RELEASE: WRPS Earns Award For Mentoring Local Small Business
Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has been awarded a 2011 DOE Small Business Award from the U.S. Department of Energy for the company’s leadership in mentoring local small businesses.


June 08, 2012
DOE Awards Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services Contract
Kennewick Small Business Selected