Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

January 2011

January 20, 2011
New Groundwater Facility Begins Operations
The Department of Energy is boosting its capacity for treating groundwater to remove chromium near the Columbia River by 40 percent with the recent completion of a new treatment facility.

January 13, 2011
Hanford Waste Treatment Plant sets massive protective shield door in Pretreatment Facility
Earlier this week, a 102-ton protective shield door was set in the Pretreatment Facility at the Waste Treatment Plant. The door was lowered through the roof and placed on top of an adjoining 85-ton door that was installed at the end of December.

January 06, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: DOE Releases New Hanford Documentary
The film is produced from the perspective of a new U.S. Department of Energy employee, Cameron Salony, as he explores the history and issues of Hanford.

January 05, 2011
PHOTO GALLERY: See pictures of a test project to deal with the deep vadose zone at Hanford.

January 05, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Much Accomplished at Hanford in 2010
Richland Operations Office Prime Contractors Cite Past Year’s Cleanup Progress

January 03, 2011
Hanford Site Subcontracting in 2010 Topped $1 Billion
Prime contractors to the Department of Energy Richland Operations Office awarded more than $1 billion in subcontracts to more than 7,000 companies in fiscal year 2010 to support environmental cleanup.

January 03, 2011
Contractor Recovery Act Update
Glove boxes are on the move at the Plutonium Finishing Plant, as featured in this weekly newsletter from contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company.