Latest Hanford Site Stories

2010-12-30 12:28:42

Members of the engineering faculty at Oregon State University have invented a new type of radiation detection and measurement device that will be particularly useful for cleanup of sites with radioactive contamination, making the process faster, more accurate and less expensive.

2009-09-21 08:08:37

Researchers from around the world will be presenting at Migration '09: 12th International Conference on the Chemistry and Migration Behavior of Actinides and Fission Products in the Geosphere. The meeting is being held near one of the pioneer locations of nuclear technology, the Hanford Site.

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.

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).

2009-07-14 11:30:00

ATLANTA, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: PESI) today announced the receipt of authorization by the U.S.

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.

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.

2009-03-03 06:50:00

A bottle found at a dumpsite has the oldest example of plutonium prepared in a nuclear reactor, scientists announced yesterday.

2009-02-02 10:32:00

OAK RIDGE, Tenn., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- IMPACT Services, Inc. has signed a teaming agreement with Babcock Services, Inc.

2009-01-21 14:46:29

The world’s first batch of weapons-grade plutonium ever made has been found abandoned at the world's oldest nuclear processing site.

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