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Hanford Draining Last Reactor Fuel Storage Basin
Hanford Site work crews fill the first tanker truck with wastewater from the K West Reactor spent-fuel storage basin in preparation for sending it to the site’s Effluent Treatment Facility for processing.

Hanford is draining the last large concrete basin at the Hanford Site that stored reactor fuel rods during the World War II and Cold War era plutonium production mission. Read More...


 

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Last Updated 07/09/2024 1:33 PM