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April 2018


April 18, 2018
Hanford Site Contractors Exceed Recycling Goals
RICHLAND, Wash. – With a strong emphasis placed on recycling and protecting the environment, Hanford Site workers continue to be leaders in the “going green” movement.


April 04, 2018
Hanford Workforce Engagement Center Opens
The Hanford Workforce Engagement Center (HWEC) at 309 Bradley Blvd., Suite 120, Richland, is a first-of-its-kind free resource for all current and former Hanford workers and their families who have occupational health questions.


April 04, 2018
2018 Tour Season Registration Opens in April
The public tour program focuses on environmental cleanup and provides participants with an in-depth look at several key projects that support today’s cleanup effort.


March 2018


March 06, 2018
Hanford Cleanup Fact Sheet - December 2017
Statistics on Hanford cleanup and employment are current as of December 31, 2017


December 2017


December 05, 2017
U.S. Department of Energy Announces Plans to Stabilize Second PUREX Waste Storage Tunnel
The U.S. Department of Energy will stabilize a second waste storage tunnel on the Hanford Site, known as Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant (PUREX) Tunnel 2, with engineered grout.


November 2017


November 30, 2017
Workers Finish Cleaning Up High-Hazard Waste Site near Richland
Workers have completed cleanup activities at one of the nation’s most contaminated waste sites located at the Hanford Site.


November 14, 2017
Hanford Waste Storage Tunnel Stabilized
Hanford workers have finished stabilizing a waste storage tunnel with engineered grout, after it partially collapsed earlier this year.


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.


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