The Hanford site serves as a key piece of the Tri-City economy.  Our special coverage takes a closer look at Hanford’s workforce, cleanup efforts and costs, and the status of key projects, including the massive vitrification plant currently under construction at the 586-square-mile site in our backyard.


Clean energy, tech innovation remain key for economic diversification

At Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC), we are excited to celebrate 60 years of promoting economic strength and diversity. In addition to regional economic development activities,...

CPCCo clearing the way for cleanup progress at Hanford

The Central Plateau Cleanup Company (CPCCo) is well into its third year of operations at Hanford, and our team is proudly making substantial strides in...

Vit plant progresses toward operations

Editor’s note: Valerie McCain submitted this column before she died on March 26 after a short illness. It has been an exciting and challenging year...
The 1F hot cell is undergoing renovation to create
new sample archive storage at 222-S Laboratory. (Photo courtesy HLMI)

Training future workforce is key

Our annual Hanford special section includes lots of valuable information for our business community. Readers will receive a timely overview of the cleanup status and...

Enabling cleanup through integration and innovation

Hanford Mission Integration Solutions (HMIS) continues to improve upon our role as the Hanford sitewide integrator, providing what is in the best interest of the...

WRPS overcomes challenges to move cleanup mission forward

What a year! I joined the Washington River Protection Solutions team in March 2022. I was told before I accepted the position that the WRPS...

HPMC provides valuable health services to support Hanford employees

HPMC Occupational Medical Services (HPMC OMS) is managed by HPM Corporation, a local, woman-owned business that provides specialized services to federal government clients and their...

HLMI plans upgrades to support the Hanford cleanup mission

It’s been about two years since Hanford Laboratory Management and Integration LLC (HLMI) took over as a new prime contractor for the U.S. Department of...