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Hanford Site Worker Shares Perspective on Plutonium Finishing Plant Demolition

November 7, 2017

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Cody Krisher, excavator operator for the Plutonium Finishing Plant demolition.
Cody Krisher, excavator operator for the Plutonium Finishing Plant demolition.

RICHLAND, Wash. – Cody Krisher, an employee of EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Mission Support Alliance (MSA), discusses his work on the Plutonium Finishing Plant complex demolition in this video.

   RL and contractor CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Company are currently knocking down the complex’s main processing facility. Krisher and other MSA workers are supporting the cleanup. They have safely torn down about half of the building since they began demolishing it in September.

   RL intends to complete demolition of the complex by the end of 2017 or early 2018. 

his excavator outfitted with high-reach shears allows operator Cody Krisher to access the highest points of the Plutonium Finish Plant main processing facility to demolish the building piece by piece.
his excavator outfitted with high-reach shears allows operator Cody Krisher to access the highest points of the Plutonium Finish Plant main processing facility to demolish the building piece by piece.

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