INNOVATIVE ALARA TOOLS AND WORK PRACTICES USED AT THE DOE HANFORD SITE

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation occupies an area of 586 square miles in southeastern Washington state. The site was created as part of the World War II Manhattan Project to produce weapons grade plutonium. A multitude of old reactor plants, processing facilities, underground tank farms, contaminated soil and ground water remain and are part of an on-going environmental cleanup mission of the site. The Columbia River bisects Hanford, and the concern is that the river will become contaminated if the sources of contamination are not removed. Currently facilities are being removed, the ground water is being treated, and contaminated soil is ... continued below

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LO, WAGGONER February 12, 2010.

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  • Hanford Site (Wash.)
    Publisher Info: Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Richland, Washington

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation occupies an area of 586 square miles in southeastern Washington state. The site was created as part of the World War II Manhattan Project to produce weapons grade plutonium. A multitude of old reactor plants, processing facilities, underground tank farms, contaminated soil and ground water remain and are part of an on-going environmental cleanup mission of the site. The Columbia River bisects Hanford, and the concern is that the river will become contaminated if the sources of contamination are not removed. Currently facilities are being removed, the ground water is being treated, and contaminated soil is being transferred to an approved burial ground about 15 miles away from the River located in the center of the Hanford Site The remaining facilities and adjacent structures are undergoing D&D (decontaminate and demolish) and to date, significant progress has been made. During this presentation, I will discuss how we are using innovative tools and work practices to D&D these Hanford Site facilities.

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  • Journal Name: AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY PUBLICATION; Conference: DECONTAMINATION DECOMMISSIONING AND REMEDIATION AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY (ANS) CONFERENCE 08/29/2010 THRU 09/02/2010 IDAHO FALLS ID

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  • Report No.: HNF-44660-FP Rev 0
  • Grant Number: DE-AC06-09RL14728
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 972749
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc930268

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LO, WAGGONER. INNOVATIVE ALARA TOOLS AND WORK PRACTICES USED AT THE DOE HANFORD SITE, article, February 12, 2010; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc930268/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.