Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

December 2011

December 14, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford's Critical Mass Lab Demolished
One of the most hazardous facilities at Hanford was demolished by contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company following two years of safety preparations

December 13, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Hanford Waste Treatment Plant completes concrete design for largest facility
The Hanford Waste Treatment Plant Project recently issued the final design detailing the structural concrete for the Pretreatment Facility. The final drawing represents the completion of the facility’s concrete floors and results from more than 15,000 pages of calculations and 500 other drawings. These calculations and drawings provide the details that enable crews to construct the massive concrete structure.

December 06, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Record Amount of Groundwater Treated at Hanford
Contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company (CH2M HILL) announced it set a new record in November for treating the most contaminated groundwater in a month at the Hanford Site.

December 01, 2011
FACT SHEET: Hanford Cleanup Progress
Curious about how much cleanup has been done and how much remains? Check out this updated fact sheet on Hanford cleanup progress.