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August 2023

August 17, 2023
Hanford Demolition Paves Way for Cleanup Progress Near Columbia River
A Hanford Site building that was critical to transferring radioactive sludge away from the Columbia River is coming down. Demolition of the K West Reactor Annex is another key step toward completing cleanup at the former plutonium production reactor.

August 08, 2023
Molten Glass Fills Vit Plant Melter
The Vit Plant team last week poured the first batches of glass-forming beads, called frit, into a melter heated to 2,100 degrees Fahrenheit.