Hanford Blog

November 2018

November 20, 2018
DOE Issues Request for Proposal for Office of River Protection Technical Support Services

October 2018

October 30, 2018
Hanford Contractor Builds New Homes for Burrowing Owls
The burrowing owl, a candidate for listing as a threatened or endangered species in Washington state, now has a better chance of survival.

October 24, 2018
Hanford Cleanup Fact Sheet - August 2018
Statistics on Hanford Site cleanup as of August 2018

September 2018

September 17, 2018
Hanford Cleanup Fact Sheet - June 2018
Statistics on Hanford Site cleanup as of June 2018

September 17, 2018
Water System Project Will Improve Critical Hanford Infrastructure
To support the long-term cleanup of the Hanford Site, the Department of Energy Richland Operations Office (RL) and Hanford contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA) recently began work on a $7.8 million water-system improvement project.

August 2018

August 28, 2018
Department of Energy Recognizes Hanford Contractor for Innovation in Stabilizing Waste Storage Tunnel and Employee Involvement in Safety and Health
The Department of Energy recognized Hanford Site contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company with the Department’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Innovation Award.

July 2018

July 30, 2018
Three Hanford Site Contractors Recognized for Efforts in Procurement of Sustainable Electronics
For the second year in a row, three Hanford Site contractors received an award for their leadership in the procurement and use of sustainable information technology products.

July 19, 2018
DOE issues Request for Proposal for ORP Technical Support Services
The U.S. Department of Energy Office of River Protection today issued a Request for Proposal seeking technical support services contractors to support the Government’s management of the Hanford Site in Richland, Washington.

June 2018

June 13, 2018
DOE Begins Removal of Radioactive Sludge Stored Near Columbia River at Hanford
The U.S. Department of Energy and its contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company have begun removing highly radioactive sludge from temporary storage near the Columbia River to a more secure long-term storage location.

May 2018

May 31, 2018
DOE approves key safety document for Hanford plant
ORP approved a critical safety deliverable needed for the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - the Documented Safety Analysis.