Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

May 2017

May 24, 2017
Investigation shows no tank leak in Double-Shell Tank AZ-101
Contamination recently found on a piece of equipment used to inspect a Hanford double-shell tank is not the result of a primary tank leak, an investigation has found.

May 22, 2017
Crews Finish Placing Protective Cover over Tunnel at Hanford Site
Workers over the weekend finished installing a protective cover over a tunnel near the Hanford Site’s Plutonium Uranium Extraction Facility (PUREX) that partially collapsed on May 9.

May 18, 2017
WRPS earns second award for mentoring local small business
DOE Office of River Protection tank farms contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions, was awarded DOE's FY 2016 Mentor of the Year award for leadership in mentoring local small business.