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BREAKING NEWS: Stop Work Order in Place For Some Hanford Workers

The Hanford Atomic Metal Trades Council (HAMTC) has issued a STOP WORK order for some workers today

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Plutonium Finishing Plant demolition (KNDU-TV)
Plutonium Finishing Plant demolition (KNDU-TV)
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Airborne Plutonium Samples Found at Hanford Near Highway 240 in June

The Washington State Department of Health says the air samples didn't show enough radioactive levels to be harmful, but how they got there is of great interest to officials.

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Hanford PUREX plant, where one of two tunnels collapsed earlier this year (Department of Energy)
Hanford PUREX plant, where one of two tunnels collapsed earlier this year (Department of Energy)
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New Plans Announced for Dealing With Hanford Leaks, PUREX Tunnels

This week Department of Energy officials and others at Hanford announced some new plans for how they will deal with reported leaks in waste tanks, PUREX tunnels, and the waste as well.

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Second tunnel likely to collapse at PUREX plant (DOE)
Second tunnel likely to collapse at PUREX plant (DOE)
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Probability ‘High’ For Collapse of Second Hanford Purex Tunnel

Friday, Hanford officials said the likelihood for the second Purex tunnel at Hanford to collapse on itself is "high."

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Radioactive Waste Cleanup Continues At Hanford Nuclear Reservation
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Experts Say Future Hanford Accidents INEVITABLE

Hanford officials say cleaning up the rest of the contaminated areas and waste storage will cost $100 billion and take 50 years at the current pace...

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Hanford PFP Plant prior to demolition (Hanford.gov)
Hanford PFP Plant prior to demolition (Hanford.gov)
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Alarms Send PFP Workers Into Lockdown at Hanford

According to official news releases and other sources, two alarms that sounded at the Plutonium Finishing Plant at Hanford have resulted in a lockdown for 350 workers, but no others affected.

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PUREX tunnel that collapsed (KNDU-TV Department of Energy)
PUREX tunnel that collapsed (KNDU-TV Department of Energy)
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New Federal Budget Proposes $120Million Cut for Hanford

Details still coming out, but according to reports, the latest Federal Government Budget contains what would be $120 million dollars in cuts for Hanford.

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This is what actual leaks look like, from tank AY-102. AZ-101 was the one being worked on Friday (U.S. department of energy, KNDU)
This is what actual leaks look like, from tank AY-102. AZ-101 was the one being worked on Friday (U.S. department of energy, KNDU)
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High Contamination Levels Don’t Guarantee Tank Leakage

According to news reports, Hanford tank farm workers using devises to inspect and measure contamination levels between the double shells of a waste storage tank found 3x the 'normal' level of contamination. But sources tell Newstalk870, that does NOT necessarily mean there's a leak. The tank in question was AZ-101.

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Tunnel collapse being filled at Hanford Purex Plant (KNDU-TV)
Tunnel collapse being filled at Hanford Purex Plant (KNDU-TV)
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Hanford Tunnel Hole Being Filled With Dirt to Prevent Contamination Leaks

 

Many Hanford workers, including those on the tank farms (one of our older daughters works there) had their work cancelled Wednesday, while crews were busy pouring load after load of dirt and fill into a breach in one of the contaminated Purex Plant tunnels.

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Hanford News crews
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National News Crews Camped Out at Hanford Site!

Well I guess the national news crews didn't get the memo....Most Hanford workers are off today due to the tunnel collapse situation!

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