Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

November 2011

November 23, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Waste Treatment Plant receives and sets key air-filtration equipment for Low-Activity Waste Facility
Last week, the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant received and placed a key piece of air-filtration equipment in the Low- Activity Waste Facility. The nearly 100-ton carbon bed adsorber is part of a complex air-filtration system that will ensure the facility’s air emissions meet strict environmental regulations and requirements.

November 18, 2011
PHOTOS: Hanford's Plutonium Vaults
New photos showing the plutonium vault complex at the Plutonium Finishing Plant have been posted to our photo galler. Workers have begun demolishing the facilities.

November 18, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Demolition Begins on Hanford's Historic Plutonium Vaults
DOE and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company began demolishing a vault complex that once held stores of plutonium for the U.S. nuclear weapons program.

November 17, 2011
Hanford Waste Treatment Plant completes fifth concrete wall elevation for largest facility
Last week, crews at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant finished installing the Pretreatment Facility’s fifth elevation of concrete walls. The fifth elevation reaches 96 feet at the top.

November 16, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: DOE Issues Request for Proposals for Hanford Site Occupational Medical Services
The solicitation is for a small-business contractor to perform occupational medical services for the Richland Operations Office and Office of River Protection.