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September 1, 2012
F Reactor during operations in 1956.
Hanford Achieves a Cleanup First

RICHLAND, Wash. – DOE contractors have completed cleanup of F Area, the first reactor area at the 586-square-mile Hanford site to be fully remediated.

August 23, 2012
EA-1889: Final Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact

Disposal of Decommissioned, Defueled Naval Reactor Plants from USS Enterprise (CVN 65)

August 23, 2012
Audit Report: OAS-L-12-09

Tank Waste Feed Delivery System Readiness at the Hanford Site

August 16, 2012
New screening equipment used to refine wood chips at the North Pacific Paper Corporation paper mill in Longview, Wash., is expected to save NORPAC 100 million kilowatt hours of electricity a year, which is enough energy to serve 8,000 Northwest homes. Construction of the chip pretreatment structure, shown here, is scheduled to be completed in 2013. | Photo courtesy of Bonneville Power Administration.
Going Big: Building the Largest Ever Energy Efficiency Project

A paper mill in Washington State is changing the way it conserves electricity and is saving money.

August 2, 2012
Hanford’s Robust Safety Culture Gains One More Site-Wide Safety Standard

RICHLAND, Wash. – The safety of the Hanford Site workforce has been bolstered with another program added to the list of Site-wide Safety Standards. The latest Site-wide Safety Standard covers Fall Protection.

July 26, 2012
EIS-0312: Notice of Availability of the Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision

Columbia Basin Fish Accords Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kalispel Tribe on Columbia Basin Fish Accords

July 19, 2012
By installing a rooftap solar array at Safeco Field, the Seattle Mariners is reducing its carbon footprint and saving money. | Photo courtesy of the Green Sports Alliance.
Greening Up the Sports World

The Better Buildings Challenge is helping professional sports teams improve their energy efficiency and be more environmentally friendly.

July 13, 2012
First of Hanford’s Highly Radioactive Sludge Moved Away from River

RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers have started moving highly radioactive material, called sludge, awayfrom the Columbia River, marking a significant milestone in the U. S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s cleanup of the Hanford Site in Washington State.

July 9, 2012
EA-1912: Draft Environmental Assessment

Midway-Benton No. 1 Rebuild Project Benton County, WA

July 3, 2012
EIS-0312: Record of Decision (2012)

Bonneville Power Administration Administrator's Record of Decision: Columbia Basin Fish Accords Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Kalispel Tribe