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Hanford Blog Archive

September 2020

September 30, 2020
Hanford Site Delivers Safe Progress During Pandemic
The Hanford Site is in the second phase of remobilizing the onsite workforce. Employees continue to deliver safe progress while protecting the workforce and the local communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020
Progress at Disposal Facility Supports Hanford Tank Waste Treatment Mission
Construction progress continues at the Integrated Disposal Facility, an essential component of a high-priority project to begin treating tank waste at the Hanford Site.

September 23, 2020
Hanford Laboratory Gas Systems Ready for Treating Tank Waste
Chemists inside the Analytical Laboratory at the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant have finished testing high-purity gas systems that will help technicians analyze incoming samples.

September 16, 2020
Hanford Site Water Plant Receives Statewide Recognition
The Washington State Department of Health presented its distinguished Silver Certificate of Achievement to water treatment plant staff at the Hanford Site for five consecutive years of high performance.

September 10, 2020
New Ventilation System Increases Safety Margin for Hanford Waste Tank Workers
The Department of Energy (DOE) and its tank operations contractor at the Hanford Site, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), have enhanced safety for workers by installing a new exhauster ventilation system above waste tanks.

September 08, 2020
Hanford Site Treats More than 2 Billion Gallons of Groundwater Six Years in a Row
Workers at the Hanford Site are celebrating another year of significant progress in protecting the Columbia River.