May 24, 2022

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Soil Flushing System to Accelerate Hanford Groundwater Cleanup

EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) is preparing to employ an innovative treatment system at the Hanford Site to speed up the removal of contamination in the soil near the Columbia River.

May 24, 2022

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Hanford Inventory Count Tallies Hundreds of Thousands of Items

A wall-to-wall count that will cover every item located in warehouses and storage areas on the Hanford Site is underway

May 17, 2022

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Hanford Builds New Office Building to Support Waste Cleanup Mission

Two prime contractors for the EM Office of River Protection (ORP) are working together to provide a safe and modern office space for workers as the Hanford Site prepares for 24/7 waste-treatment operations and increased laboratory testing services.

May 17, 2022

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Landmark Signs Highlight Hanford Mission

From “We Can Do It!” to “See America,” sign campaigns have a long history of effectively conveying information, themes and objectives to diverse audiences.

May 10, 2022

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Hanford Achieves First Test Transfer Between Tank Waste Treatment Support Facilities

Hanford Site crews recently completed the first transfer of test water from the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant's (WTP) Effluent Management Facility (EMF) to the nearby Liquid Effluent Retention Facility (LERF).

May 10, 2022

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New 2 1/2-Mile Pipeline, Tubing Support Hanford’s Waste Treatment Plant

EM Richland Operations Office (RL) contractor Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) recently installed piping and tubing to provide critical water and network data infrastructure to the Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP).

May 3, 2022

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Hanford Collaborates With Universities on Robots to Evaluate Tank Integrity

Robot technology is providing new ways to monitor the integrity of underground double-shell waste-storage tanks at the Hanford Site.

May 3, 2022

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VIDEO: Hanford Capsule Transfer Project Making Solid Progress

In the blink of an eye, as this time-lapse video shows, crews with EM Richland Operations Office contractor Central Plateau Cleanup Company last month completed pouring 11 truckloads.

April 19, 2022

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Washington State Temperature Record Set at Hanford Site

he National Weather Service (NWS) determined that the highest temperature in the history of Washington state was recorded in June at the Hanford Meteorological Station.

April 19, 2022

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Hanford Plant Prepares Emissions Treatment

The Hanford Site’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant team recently completed loading approximately 55,000 pounds of small carbon pellets into the emissions treatment system of the Low-Activity Waste (LAW) Facility.