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March 11, 2013
An aerial view of Hanford’s D Area shows the D Reactor (lower left) and DR Reactor. Workers are digging 85 feet to groundwater at two sites there to remove chromium contamination.
Hanford Deep Dig Removes Contaminated Soil

RICHLAND, Wash. – Workers at the Hanford site are digging deep into several waste sites near the Columbia River to remove soil contaminated with chromium.

March 11, 2013
EIS-0391: Notice of Preferred Alternative

Final Tank Closure and Waste Management Environmental Impact Statement for the Hanford Site, Richland, Washington

February 26, 2013
B Reactor Tour Registration Opens March 2 - Visitors Have Come From 60 Countries Worldwide

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration for the B Reactor National Historic Landmark’s 2013 tour season on March 2 at noon. Families with children above the age of 12, along with middle schools and high schools, are invited to sign up for the coveted tour slots.

February 25, 2013
Registration Starts Soon for 2013 Hanford Site Public Tours

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will open online registration on March 4 at 6 p.m. for tours of the Hanford Site in 2013.

February 21, 2013
PNNL's Olympus supercomputer is one of the computational resources that will be used by members of the Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing. Other resources include the University of Washington's Hyak supercomputer and cloud computing.
Tackling Big Data Together

The newly stood up Northwest Institute for Advanced Computing will be tackling big challenges facing science and society, like climate change and energy management.

January 18, 2013
Tokyo Electric Power Company officials tour the Hanford Site to learn about cleanup technologies that could be used at Fukushima.
Tri-City Herald: Japanese Officials See How Hanford Does It

On opposite sides of the Pacific Ocean, similar work to clean up radioactive contamination is planned to be carried out during the next 40 years.

Thursday, officials from the Tokyo Electric Power Co., the utility that operated the Fukushima, Japan, nuclear reactors, toured Hanford to see how work is being done there to clean up contamination from the past production of plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program.

January 15, 2013
Secretary Chu, Governor Gregoire Issue Statement on Hanford Cleanup

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Governor Chris Gregoire issued a joint statement on the cleanup efforts underway at Hanford.

January 15, 2013
EA-1949: FERC Notice of Availability of an Environmental Assessment

Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA

January 15, 2013
EA-1949: FERC Draft Environmental Assessment

Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project, Puget Sound, WA

December 27, 2012
EM’s Office of River Protection has successfully removed waste from a tenth storage tank at the Hanford site. Located in C Farm, C-109 is one of 16 underground tanks ranging in capacity from 55,000 to 530,000 gallons.
Retrieval of Tenth Single-shell Tank Complete at Hanford's Office of River Protection

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Office of River Protection (ORP) has completed retrieval of radioactive and chemical waste from the tenth underground waste storage tank at the Hanford site.