April 14-16, 2015: Hanford Site Visit

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April 14-16, 2015

The joint DOE/NPS team meets at the Hanford Site in the second of three site visits. The group tours the B Reactor, the T Plant reprocessing canyon, and the four Pre-Manhattan Project eligible areas. The group also talks with current and former workers, meets with community officials and the area’s National Park Advocacy Committee, hosts an open house for the public, and meets with area Tribes.

DOE/NPS team briefed at the Hanford high school site

Team receives overview on the Hanford town site

Team views exhibits in front of the face of the B Reactor

Team photo at the B Reactor

Team briefed in the B Reactor control room

Washington State Governor Jay Inslee discusses the park with the team and Tri-Cities community leaders

NPS’s Vic Knox discusses the park with community leaders

DOE Deputy Under Secretary David Klaus speaks to Tri-Cities community

Former U.S. Representative Doc Hastings discusses the park with community members

Tri-Cities community meets the park service

NPS Deputy Director Peggy O’Dell at the controls of the B Reactor

Vic Knox, Peggy O’Dell, and David Klaus briefed in the B Reactor control room

David Klaus and Peggy O’Dell photograph the face of the B Reactor