November 22, 2022

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Manhattan Project National Historical Park Takes Spotlight in 2023 Stamp Set

Manhattan Project National Historical Park was selected as the 2023 “national stamp,” which is a large, eye-catching stamp.

November 22, 2022

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Crews Prepare Aging Plutonium Facility for Demolition at Hanford Site

Crews with EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) are preparing the 224-B Plutonium Concentration Facility on the Hanford Site for demolition.

November 22, 2022

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Demystifying Science, Energy Jobs to Attract Students to STEM Careers

EM’s director of regulatory, intergovernmental & stakeholder engagement, recently participated in a virtual event to discuss how communities in & around Hanford Site can build on its nuclear expertise to create science, technology, and STEM opportunities.

November 22, 2022

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Hanford Site Advances Groundwater Protection Efforts

EM Office of River Protection (ORP) crews at the Hanford Site are preparing to install another asphalt surface barrier to divert water runoff to protect groundwater from contaminants.

November 15, 2022

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Contractors Collaborate on Safety and Progress at Hanford’s 324 Building

EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractors Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) and Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) are teaming up again to continue removing contaminated soil beneath the 324 Building.

November 15, 2022

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Meet a Machine at Hanford: Automated Sampling of Vitrified Waste Container Surfaces

Engineers at the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant are testing and programming robots that will help ensure the thousands of steel containers are safe for transport to the nearby Integrated Disposal Facility.

November 8, 2022

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Hanford Site Groundwater Program Continues to Build on Cleanup Progress

Another year, another 2 billion gallons of contaminated groundwater treated. It’s a repeat of last-year’s statistics, but a new chapter that illustrates continuous, consistent cleanup progress at the Hanford Site year after year.

November 8, 2022

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Progress Upgrading Hanford Facilities to Support Tank Waste Treatment

EM Office of River Protection (ORP) tank operations contractor Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) recently completed construction of a backup load-in station at the Effluent Treatment Facility (ETF) .

November 1, 2022

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Officials Reflect on Successful ‘Cocooning’ of Seventh Hanford Reactor Building

Just over a year after breaking ground, crews recently completed construction of a protective enclosure, or “cocoon,” around another former plutonium production reactor at the Hanford Site, leaving only one more to go.

November 1, 2022

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HAMMER Federal Training Center Reaches 25-Year Milestone

The Volpentest HAMMER Federal Training Center recently commemorated its 25th year of operation as EM’s premier hands-on health, safety and emergency response training center.