Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

May 2011

May 26, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Recovery Act Funds Expand Groundwater Treatment at Hanford Site
Workers at the Hanford Site have surpassed goals for drilling wells to detect and remove contamination from groundwater.

May 25, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: River Corridor Team Reaches 4 Million Hours Without a Lost Work Day
The employees and subcontractors of Washington Closure Hanford have worked over 4 million hours without a lost work day accident for the first time since work began on the River Corridor Closure Project in 2005.

May 18, 2011
Hanford to Host ISMS Safety Workshop in Kennewick
Abstracts Due in June for September Event

May 10, 2011
Hanford Railcars Make Final Stop at B Reactor
Move Enhances Visitor Experience at Historic Reactor

May 05, 2011
PRESS RELEASE: Computing Technology Replacement to Save Energy at Hanford
DOE contractor Mission Support Alliance is rolling out new, energy efficient computing technology to reduce energy usage by 90 percent (as desktop PCs need replacing).

May 03, 2011
PHOTO GALLERY: Major Groundwater Facility Construction Project Passes Halfway Mark
Contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company and its subcontractors have passed the halfway mark in constructing the 200 West Groundwater Treatment Facility.

May 02, 2011
PHOTO GALLERY: Kickoff of the Deep Vadose Zone Applied Field Research Initiative
DOE managers, scientists, and engineers gather to focus efforts on the deep vadose zone