Hanford Blog Archive
Hanford Blog Archive

November 2016

November 22, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Progress Fact Sheet October 2016
The updated Hanford Site progress fact sheet through Oct. 31, 2016.

November 03, 2016
Demolition of One of Hanford's Most Hazardous Facilities Underway
Demolition is underway at the Plutonium Finishing Plant (PFP), one of the most hazardous buildings on the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state.

October 2016

October 24, 2016
DOE Meets FY2016 Groundwater Cleanup Goals at Hanford
Workers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Hanford Site are marking another year of significant achievements in protecting the Columbia River from contaminated groundwater.

October 13, 2016
MSA Releases Rehabilitated Owl
Recently, Mission Support Alliance (MSA) wildlife biologists released a rehabilitated barn owl back into the wild.

July 2016

July 20, 2016
DOE Marks 20 Years of Cleanup Success at ERDF
This month marks 20 successful years of environmental cleanup at one of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s largest disposal facilities--the Environmental Restoration Disposal Facility (ERDF) on the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington state.

June 2016

June 29, 2016
Washington Closure Hanford reaches a new safety milestone
Washington Closure Hanford (WCH) and its subcontractor employees have achieved a significant safety milestone by working 7 million hours without a lost workday injury.

May 2016

May 30, 2016
Registration for Additional Hanford Site Cleanup Tours Begin on June 1
Due to popularity of the Hanford Site cleanup tour, registration for 10 additional tours will begin at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1.

April 2016

April 05, 2016
Additional Hanford Cleanup Tours Announced
Due to popular demand, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced 10 additional Hanford cleanup tours for the 2016 season.

March 2016

March 31, 2016
Manhattan Project National Historical Park at Hanford Expands 2016 Tour Season
In partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open registration for the Manhattan Project National Historical Park’s 2016 public tour season at the Hanford, Wash., sites on Monday, April 4, at 8:00 a.m.

March 21, 2016
Hanford Cleanup Tour Registration Begins in April
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration for the 2016 Hanford cleanup tour program April 5 at 9 a.m. on the Hanford Site website, www.hanford.gov. There is no cost to participate in the tours.

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