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a Seattle-based Hanford watchdog organization that specializes in whistleblower issues. “It’s definitely not fair for DOE to roll back access,” said Ken Niles, assistant director for nuclear safety at.

 · Plutonium, one of the radioactive substances that may be present at the Hanford site, has a half-life of 24,000 years, meaning that’s how long it.

In January of 1943, the Manhattan Project got under way at Hanford, Oak Ridge in Tennessee, and Los Alamos, New Mexico. Hanford was chosen as the site where they would make plutonium, a deadly byproduct of the nuclear reaction process and main ingredient of the atomic bomb.

The Oregon Hanford Cleanup Board will meet November 5-6 at the Best Western Plus Columbia River Inn in Cascade Locks. The meeting starts at 1 p.m. on Monday and reconvenes at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Baker City, Oregon Delano Arthur Dickey, 69, of Baker City died at his home on Sept. 1, 2004. At his request, there will be no funeral. A family celebration of his life will be scheduled later. Del, as his family, friends and co-workers knew him, was born at Merced, Calif., on March 6,

Still, Hanford spokespeople said the fire is a good wakeup that the fire season has started in earnest. They’re concerned about tall dried grasses and brush from last year’s wet conditions-and this year’s drier conditions. Hanford workers have been clearing firebreaks along highways that run through the 586-square-mile reservation.

. 200 square miles of contaminated groundwater beneath the Hanford site. rely on the river water, especially the people of Portland, Oregon.

according to Northwest Oregon interagency fire organization fire staff officer Edward Hiatt. PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A.

Tri-City groups like a Department of Energy (DOE) proposal to allow it to redefine what is high level radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear reservation, but Oregon opposes the plan.

Oregon US sen. ron wyden issued this statement. located in the middle of the 500-square-mile Hanford site – half the size of Rhode Island. Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and.

 · Hanford, Washington, has long been the most contaminated nuclear waste site in the US.. In February, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden accused the DOE of a.