Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

November 2009

November 24, 2009
MSNBC Story on Impact of Recovery Act Funding
MSNBC recently posted an article on its website comparing how communities in Benton County, Wash., and Elkhart, Ind., are faring with Recovery Act funding going to projects in those communities, including environmental cleanup work at the Hanford Site.

November 23, 2009
Vit Plant's 50-percent complete mark celebration video
In October, 2009, the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Project celebrated surpassing the 50-percent-complete mark. In celebration, each employee received a copy of this video, commemorating our progress through the years.

November 17, 2009
Watch MARS in action
Click on the link to watch a video of the Mobile Arm Retrieval System (MARS), an innovative remotely-operated arm that aims to improve tank waste removal at the Hanford Site.

November 16, 2009
Photos Available of Senator Murray Press Conference
U.S. Sen. Murray held a press conference at HAMMER on Nov. 12, 2009. She highlighted work being completed at Hanford using funds from the Recovery Act.

November 04, 2009
Aerial Surveying Technique Saves Cleanup Dollars
Recent aerial surveying of one of Hanford’s largest waste sites cost an estimated $700,000 less than traditional ground surveying methods, reduced worker risk, and took days instead of months to complete.

November 03, 2009
Work on World's Largest Vit Plant Continues
Construction work continues at Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant, which has reached 77 feet high in places. Read more in today's Tri-City Herald.