Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

January 2010

January 27, 2010
Radioactive Liquid Waste Retrieved from Hanford’s 12th Single-Shell Tank
Washington River Protection Solutions has started retrieving waste from another of Hanford’s aging single-shell tanks, making it the 12th such tank to undergo waste retrieval. Click to view the full press release.

January 15, 2010
Recovery Act Jobs Count Changes at Hanford
The Hanford Site has implemented new guidance from the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM) on what to include in job creation figures for Recovery Act funding. This backgrounder explains why Hanford's job creation number has gone down.

January 07, 2010
Photo Gallery of Demolition of 100 K Water Treatment Facilities
The Tri-City Herald posted a photo gallery of demolition of water treatment facilities at the 100 K Area, as well as a tour of a tunnel with piping that provided water to Hanford's K West Reactor in the 1950s-1970s.

January 06, 2010
Fact Sheet on Demolition of Water Treatment Facilities in 100 K Area
DOE and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company are using $17.6 million in Recovery Act funds to demolish several decommissioned water treatment facilities near the K Reactors, part of cleanup activities along the Columbia River.