Cold War Hanford
I am proud to stand today with residents of the Tri-Cities and Americans across the country to pay tribute to our nation's Cold War-era nuclear workers, particularly those of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. These Cold War patriots gave so much for our country. They sacrificed for our freedom and...
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Hanford, Cold War forever linked: Site's defense mission continued long after the end of World War II
The Hanford site was quite simply a "battlefield of the Cold War," America's most prolific arsenal of plutonium defense materials for 40 of the 44 years (1947-1991) that most historians delineate as the Cold War.
Cold War leads to cool science: PNNL draws upon Cold War heritage to become modern research organization
While Pacific Northwest National Laboratory wasn't established as an independent entity until 1965 when the federal government's research laboratory at the Hanford site was separated from Hanford operations, PNNL can trace its heritage back to the 1940s and the nuclear site's earliest days.