Stories tagged: plutonium finishing plant
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018
New test results show that monitoring for airborne radioactive contamination has not protected some Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers demolishing the Plutonium Finishing Plant.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018
Hanford regulators have ordered the Department of Energy not to restart demolition of the nuclear reservation’s highly radioactively contaminated Plutonium Finishing Plant until regulators agree the work can be done …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017
Demolition at a highly contaminated complex at the Hanford nuclear reservation has been halted.
Mon., July 17, 2017
A landmark on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is gone, after the big ventilation stack at the Plutonium Finishing Plant was demolished.
Thu., July 14, 2016
The Department of Energy has been given an extra year to tear down the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant.
Sun., Nov. 28, 2010
HANFORD, Wash. – The Plutonium Finishing Plant at Hanford has lost much of its sinister look. Metal detectors, razor wire, guns and dogs have become part of its past.