About 20 years were spent preparing the highly contaminated Plutonium Finishing Plant for demolition. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., say they support the current halt to the demolition following the spread of radioactive contamination at Hanford.
About 20 years were spent preparing the highly contaminated Plutonium Finishing Plant for demolition. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., say they support the current halt to the demolition following the spread of radioactive contamination at Hanford. Department of Energy
About 20 years were spent preparing the highly contaminated Plutonium Finishing Plant for demolition. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., say they support the current halt to the demolition following the spread of radioactive contamination at Hanford. Department of Energy

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  • Workers take down Plutonium Reclamation Facility Canyon

    This video from November shows demolition of the north wall of the canyon, allowing heavy equipment to begin removing strong backs from the walls. Strong backs are brackets from which pencil-shaped processing tanks once hung. It also shows the array of dust suppression tools, each spraying water from a different angle to help control radiological contamination during demolition.