Recovery Act of 2009
Hanford Information Related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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Recovery Work Updates
 
Recovery Act Jobs
 
Recovery.gov Prime Contractor plus Subcontractor Jobs 1
Lives Touched2
DOE Richland Operations Office
3,290
10,453
DOE Office of River Protection
  424
2,953
 
Hanford Total
3,714
13,406
 
1 Reported as full-time equivalents(FTEs):Converts hours worked during the latest quarter (July – Sept. 2011) to the estimated number of jobs if all were full-time and completely funded by the Recovery Act.

DOE Office of Environmental Management Headcount (Lives Touched): The total number of people that have ever had a job at least partially funded by the Recovery Act since funding was received in April 2009 through the end of September 2011.  
Funding Received and Spent*
 
Funding Received
Funding Spent
 
DOE Office of River Protection
   $326,035,000
$313,577,729
 
DOE Richland Operations Office
$1,634,500,000
$1,459,423,508
 
 
 
Hanford Total
 *Through September 2011
$1,960,535,000
$1,773,001,237
 
 
           

 

 

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Columbia River Corridor Map IconColumbia River Corridor (~220 sq. mi.) River Corridor projects selected include demolishing facilities, remediating waste sites, and containing and treating contamination in groundwater. The projects support completing cleanup along the Columbia River and shrinking the active area of cleanup to the center of the Hanford Site (the Central Plateau) by 2015.
Central Plateau Outer Zone Map IconCentral Plateau, Outer Zone (~65 sq. mi.) Central Plateau Outer Zone projects selected include establishing a regulatory framework for cleanup of the Central Plateau Outer Zone, demolishing facilities, and cleaning up waste sites. These projects support shrinking the active area of cleanup to an even smaller area in the center of the site, the Central Plateau Inner Zone.
Central Plateau Inner Zone Map IconCentral Plateau, Inner Zone (~10 sq. mi.) Central Plateau Inner Zone projects selected include demolishing facilities, expanding a major treatment system for contaminated groundwater, retrieving and disposing of solid waste, and expanding operations of the site's mixed, low-level radioactive waste disposal facility to allow it to accommodate more trucks hauling cleanup debris from across the site. These projects support containing contamination on the Central Plateau to keep it from moving toward the Columbia River, reducing long-term cleanup costs by demolishing facilities sooner, and increasing solid waste and disposal facility operations to support additional cleanup activities across the site.
Tank Farm IconCentral Plateau, Inner Zone (~10 sq. mi.) Underground Waste Storage (53 million gallons in 177 steel tanks) Projects at the Hanford Tank Farms are aimed at increasing the reliability of waste feed delivery to the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant where the waste will be vitrified for long-term storage.
Hanford Reach Natl Monument Map IconThe Hanford Reach National Monument encompasses 290 square miles around the Hanford Site. Part of the effort to reduce the active footprint of the site involves cleanup of debris sites on Rattlesnake Mountain and the Fitzner-Eberhardt Arid Lands Ecology Reserve. The Hanford Reach was protected by Presidential proclamation in 2000. Past military activity and research in the area has left hundreds of debris sites that the Department of Energy will clean up using funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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The Department of Energy (DOE) and its Environmental Management Division (DOE-EM) have established web pages to provide information related to the Recovery Act. DOE-EM is responsible for cleanup of DOE sites involved in the nation's nuclear weapons program, including the Hanford Site, a former weapons materials production site.

Department of Energy Recovery Act Website
An overview of DOE’s Recovery Act projects, including funds allocated, awarded, and spent

DOE Office of Environmental Management Recovery Act Website
An overview of all Recovery Act projects aimed at cleaning up the DOE Weapons Complex

     

    Hanford Recovery.gov Hanford Funding


    Richland Operations Office allocation:
    $1.635 billion

    Columbia River Corridor (~220 sq. mi.)

    River Corridor projects selected include demolishing facilities, remediating waste sites, and containing and treating contamination in groundwater. The projects support completing cleanup along the Columbia River and shrinking the active area of cleanup to the center of the Hanford Site (the Central Plateau) by 2015.

     

    Central Plateau, Outer Zone (~65 sq. mi.)

    Central Plateau Outer Zone projects selected include establishing a regulatory framework for cleanup of the Central Plateau Outer Zone, demolishing facilities, and cleaning up waste sites. These projects support shrinking the active area of cleanup to an even smaller area in the center of the site, the Central Plateau Inner Zone.

     

    Central Plateau, Inner Zone (~10 sq. mi.)

    Central Plateau Inner Zone projects selected include demolishing facilities, expanding a major treatment system for contaminated groundwater, retrieving and disposing of solid waste, and expanding operations of the site's mixed, low-level radioactive waste disposal facility to allow it to accommodate more trucks hauling cleanup debris from across the site. These projects support containing contamination on the Central Plateau to keep it from moving toward the Columbia River, reducing long-term cleanup costs by demolishing facilities sooner, and increasing solid waste and disposal facility operations to support additional cleanup activities across the site.

     

    Office of River Protection allocation:
    $326 million

    Priority projects for the DOE Office of River Protection will focus on upgrading the tank farm and support facility infrastructure necessary to provide the tank waste feed from the tank farms to the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant beginning in 2019.

     

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    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. The Act is an extraordinary response to a crisis unlike any since the Great Depression, and includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need.

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