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September 2012


September 19, 2012
PHOTO GALLERY: F Reactor Media Event
Pictures of the F Reactor Area and the Media Availability held on September 19, 2012.


September 19, 2012
F Reactor Area Cleanup Complete
First at Hanford to Finish Buildings, Waste Sites, and Cocooning


September 17, 2012
VIDEO: C-104 Retrieval Completion



September 17, 2012
Retrieval of the Tenth Single-Shell Tank Complete at Hanford
Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has advised the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that they have completed retrieval of radioactive and chemical waste from the third single-shell tank (SST) this year.


September 13, 2012
Highly Radioactive Sludge Removal Complete
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M HILL) announced today the removal of the first phase of highly radioactive sludge from under water storage in the K West Basin about 400 yards away from the Columbia River.


September 13, 2012
HAMMER Celebrates 15th Anniversary
Dedicates New U.S. State Department Field Exercise Building


September 11, 2012
PRESENTATION: Tank AY-102 Status Update
The latest information on the discovery of material found within the AY-102 annulus.


September 11, 2012
PRESENTATION: ORP Agency Update to the Hanford Advisory Board
ORP Deputy Manager, Stacy Charboneau, presented to the Hanford Advisory Board (HAB).


September 06, 2012
Retrieval of Ninth Single-Shell Tank Complete
Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) has completed the retrieval of radioactive and chemical waste from single-shell tank (SST) C-104, an underground storage tank that once held 259,000 gallons of waste left over from nuclear weapons production at Hanford.