Hanford

The Port of Benton and city of Richland could formally market the North Horn Rapids area for industrial development in 2021. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Former Hanford land will give developers the massive lots they crave

Industrial developers will get a shot at buying sites 200 acres and larger in north Richland as soon as next...
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Vit plant drives for more progress in 2020

The vit plant entered this new decade looking different than ever before. And we are well positioned for another transformational...
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Tank farm waste cleanup helps pave ‘path to glass’

Now in our 12th year as Hanford’s tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) is honored and proud of...
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Restoration Disposal Facility on the Hanford site. (Courtesy Veolia Nuclear Solutions)

Multibillion-dollar Hanford contracts in limbo

Editor's note: The General Accounting Office rejected a bid protest related to the Hanford Mission Essential Services Contract on April...
Aerial of the Low-Activity Waste Facility at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, known as the vit plant. (Courtesy Bechtel National Inc.)

New construction, demolition, waste treatment mark signs of progress

Hanford’s major contractors continue to make significant achievements at the site, including demolitions, new construction and wastewater treatment as part...
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Hanford cleanup progress sets stage for future success

Our team at CH2M HILL Plateau Remediation Co. (CHPRC) recently marked a historic accomplishment in Hanford’s cleanup mission with the...
Pam Larsen, far left, and other members of Hanford Communities listen during a 2018 tour of the 324 Building Disposition Project mock-up, which was intended to increase safety and worker confidence by providing employees with the opportunity to work in a non-hazardous environment. (Courtesy Office of Environmental Management)

Longtime Hanford Communities leader to retire

The first and only leader of the Hanford Communities group plans to retire in May 2020, ending 25 years of...
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Laying the foundation for Hanford cleanup success

As the site services provider at Hanford, Mission Support Alliance (MSA) plays a key role in ensuring workers across the...
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Veolia is invested in Hanford, future of region

Veolia Nuclear Solutions–Federal Services (VNSFS) has a long and successful history at the Hanford site, where it operates two critical...
Ironworkers Justin Guzman, from left, Cole Sellers and Jay Moyer move material at the Hanford Material Handling Facility storage yard. (Photos courtesy Bechtel National Inc.)

Behind-the-scene workers manage massive warehouses

By Ian KleiBechtel National Inc.  They may operate in the background but the employees at the Waste Treatment and Immobilization...

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