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New tests show Hanford workers exposed to radiation

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

Regulators to DOE: No more Hanford demolition until we say it’s safe

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 …


Possible worker radiation exposure at Hanford has halted a project

Demolition at a highly contaminated complex at the Hanford nuclear reservation has been halted.


Stack demolished at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant

A landmark on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is gone, after the big ventilation stack at the Plutonium Finishing Plant was demolished.


Hanford plutonium plant demolition deadline extended

The Department of Energy has been given an extra year to tear down the Hanford Plutonium Finishing Plant.


Heavy security part of Hanford plant’s past

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.