Heavy equipment is used to pull the sample shack away from the ventilation stack at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. The shack was used during Hanford’s production years to take air samples from the stack, which will be demolished using explosives on July 15.
Heavy equipment is used to pull the sample shack away from the ventilation stack at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. The shack was used during Hanford’s production years to take air samples from the stack, which will be demolished using explosives on July 15. Courtesy DOE
Heavy equipment is used to pull the sample shack away from the ventilation stack at Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant. The shack was used during Hanford’s production years to take air samples from the stack, which will be demolished using explosives on July 15. Courtesy DOE

Ka-boom — Saturday explosion to topple Hanford vent stack

July 14, 2017 6:50 PM