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October 2017


October 31, 2017
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet - August 2017
Cleanup statistics are through the end of August, and employment statistics are through the end of September 2017.


October 23, 2017
DOE Announces New Office of River Protection Manager
DOE-ORP announced the selection of Brian Vance as the new manager. Vance has over 30 years of leadership experience with Westinghouse, AREVA, and as a career submarine officer in the Navy, most recently as part of CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co.


October 19, 2017
Hanford Workers Accomplish FY 2017 Groundwater Treatment Goals
Workers at the Hanford Site continued their work to protect the Columbia River from contaminated groundwater by accomplishing two key treatment goals in Fiscal Year 2017.


October 04, 2017
Crews Begin Injecting Engineered Grout into Hanford Site Waste Storage Tunnel
Hanford workers have begun injecting engineered grout into a waste storage tunnel near the Hanford Site's Plutonium Uranium Extraction, or PUREX, Facility, that partially collapsed earlier this year.