Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

April 2010

April 28, 2010
Contractor Recovery Act Update: April 23, 2010
DOE Contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company produces a weekly newsletter with information on environmental cleanup projects funded by the Recovery Act.

April 26, 2010
Completion of 300 Area Waste Sites Meets TPA Milestone
DOE met a Tri-Party Agreement milestone by completing cleanup work on 11 different waste sites at Hanford’s 300 Area just north of Richland, Wash.

April 23, 2010
Hanford Site to Activate Emergency Sirens Monday
Emergency sirens will be activated for an emergency exercise on the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site on Monday, April 26.

April 23, 2010
Department of Energy Small Business Symposium to link local companies with Hanford contracting opportunities
he U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) at the Hanford Site is inviting local and regional businesses to participate in the 2010 Bridging Partnerships Small Business Symposium April 28-29 at the TRAC in Pasco, Washington. DOE, its Hanford prime contractors, and the Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) are sponsoring this annual event which aims to increase awareness of small business contracting opportunities at Hanford.

April 23, 2010
Massive Shield Doors Installed at Waste Treatment Plant (WTP)
Crews with Bechtel National, Inc. installed a massive 50-ton shield door at the Waste Treatment Plant (WTP). The shield door is in a key area of the WTP’s High-Level Waste (HLW) Facility and was installed to extremely tight tolerances, down to five-thousandths of an inch, or less than the diameter of a human hair.