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2014-01-23 16:22:28

LONDON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the last portraits of Lou Reed goes on sale.In June last year, British celebrity photographer Julian Hanford captured a definitive portrait of the late Lou Reed, little knowing then that within 4 months the legendary New York rock star would be no longer with us. 'I was looking to capture the real life etched into Reed - a life that was lived to the full - and Lou gave me that look, straight down the lens of my camera. When I saw the shot...

2011-02-15 00:02:56

Boston-area water jet contractor AK Services cut a 55-inch access hole into a nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Site in Washington. The hole is the largest-ever access cut into an active Department of Energy radioactive waste storage tank. It was cut to accommodate a robotic retrieval system that will remove the waste for safer storage. RICHLAND, Washington (Vocus/PRWEB) February 14, 2011 Waterjet contractor AK Services made history recently by cutting the largest-ever access hole...

2009-08-11 14:39:00

RICHLAND, Wash., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following are the prepared remarks of John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division: This is a historic settlement. I am here on behalf of Attorney General Eric Holder who has said the following to mark this occasion: "I am pleased the parties have come together after years of effort to reach these important agreements that set Washington state, Oregon and the federal government on...

2009-08-10 14:27:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John C. Cruden, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division, will tour the Waste Treatment Plant at the Hanford Site in southeastern Washington State on TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 2009 at 9:00 A.M. PT (12:00 P.M. ET). Following the tour, Acting Assistant Attorney General John C. Cruden, Governor Gregoire and Secretary Chu, along with state and federal officials, will hold a joint press briefing at the site....

2009-06-16 08:26:00

- On Track to Grow Annual 2009 Sales by 300% or More - HANFORD, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Thresher Industries, Inc. (Pink Sheets: THRR), an eco-friendly manufacturer of precision recycled aluminum and advanced metal matrix composite parts, announced today that it has successfully closed the loop in creating a fully recycled manufacturing process. Plant Sciences Nurseries placed an order with Thresher for 'planter wheels' to be produced using worn out wheels from previous...

2009-05-05 10:42:00

PASADENA, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it is part of a team selected by the Department of Energy (DOE) to provide a broad range of site services for its Hanford site, located in Richland, Wash. With a total program value of $3.059 billion, the contract has a ten-year period of performance with a five-year base contract period and two option periods for the remaining five years. Selected as the mission support...

2009-04-29 17:29:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Department of Energy (DOE) has selected a team led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to manage and operate the new Mission Support Contract at its Hanford site in south central Washington State. The latest DOE determination was made following a protest lodged by a competing bidder and a review last fall by the Government Accountability Office. With a total program value of $3.059 billion over a 10-year period, the contract includes a...

2008-10-01 09:00:22

By Scott Mayes By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald The plan guiding management of the Hanford Reach National Monument for the next 15 years has been approved by the regional director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Ren Lohoefener signed a record of decision Thursday on the much- discussed management plan. It calls for leaving the White Bluffs boat launch open to motorized boats and opening more acreage to the public, although the Rattlesnake Mountain area will remain off- limits....

2008-09-04 12:00:16

The U.S. Department of Energy says it has selected Mission Support Alliance LLC as support contractor at its Hanford site in Washington State. Department officials said the contract with the Lockheed Martin Corp. subsidiary is a cost-plus award-fee contract valued at approximately $3 billion over 10 years, with a five-year base period and options to extend it for up to another five years. The 586-square-mile Hanford site is a decommissioned nuclear production facility that was established...

2008-08-03 12:00:17

By Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, Wash. Aug. 3--Dozens of species of plants that covered the Mid-Columbia before the landscape gave way to crops and manicured lawns will be grown in a new greenhouse at Washington State University Tri-Cities. "I view this as a new branch of agriculture," said Steven Link, WSU extension ecologist and associate scientist in the school of biological sciences. There's growing demand for native plants for revegetating large burned areas, restoring...