AN INTEGRATED BIOLOGICAL CONTROL SYSTEM AT HANFORD

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In 1999 an integrated biological control system was instituted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site. Successes and changes to the program needed to be communicated to a large and diverse mix of organizations and individuals. Efforts at communication are directed toward the following: Hanford Contractors (Liquid or Tank Waste, Solid Waste, Environmental Restoration, Science and Technology, Site Infrastructure), General Hanford Employees, and Hanford Advisory Board (Native American Tribes, Environmental Groups, Local Citizens, Washington State and Oregon State regulatory agencies). Communication was done through direct interface meetings, individual communication, where appropriate, and broadly sharing program reports. The objectives of ... continued below

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AR, JOHNSON; JG, CAUDILL; RF, GIDDINGS; JM, RODRIGUEZ; RC, ROOS & JW, WILDE February 11, 2010.

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    Publisher Info: Hanford Site (HNF), Richland, WA (United States)
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In 1999 an integrated biological control system was instituted at the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site. Successes and changes to the program needed to be communicated to a large and diverse mix of organizations and individuals. Efforts at communication are directed toward the following: Hanford Contractors (Liquid or Tank Waste, Solid Waste, Environmental Restoration, Science and Technology, Site Infrastructure), General Hanford Employees, and Hanford Advisory Board (Native American Tribes, Environmental Groups, Local Citizens, Washington State and Oregon State regulatory agencies). Communication was done through direct interface meetings, individual communication, where appropriate, and broadly sharing program reports. The objectives of the communication efforts was to have the program well coordinated with Hanford contractors, and to have the program understood well enough that all stakeholders would have confidence in the work performed by the program to reduce or elimated spread of radioactive contamination by biotic vectors. Communication of successes and changes to an integrated biological control system instituted in 1999 at the Department of Energy's Hanford Site have required regular interfaces with not only a diverse group of Hanford contractors (i.e., those responsible for liquid or tank waste, solid wastes, environmental restoration, science and technology, and site infrastructure), and general Hanford employees, but also with a consortium of designated stake holders organized as the Hanford Advisory Board (i.e., Native American tribes, various environmental groups, local citizens, Washington state and Oregon regulatory agencies, etc.). Direct interface meetings, individual communication where appropriate, and transparency of the biological control program were the methods and outcome of this effort.

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  • WM2010 WASTE MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIA INC 03/07/2010 THRU 03/11/2010 PHOENIX AZ

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  • Report No.: HNF-42602-FP Rev 0
  • Grant Number: DE-AC06-09RL14728
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 972748
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc934903

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AR, JOHNSON; JG, CAUDILL; RF, GIDDINGS; JM, RODRIGUEZ; RC, ROOS & JW, WILDE. AN INTEGRATED BIOLOGICAL CONTROL SYSTEM AT HANFORD, article, February 11, 2010; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc934903/: accessed November 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.