The Hanford nuclear reservation’s vitrification plant, under construction since 2002, was not planned to be large enough to treat all 56 million gallons of waste in tanks at the site. Alternatives for treating some of the waste are under review.
The Hanford nuclear reservation’s vitrification plant, under construction since 2002, was not planned to be large enough to treat all 56 million gallons of waste in tanks at the site. Alternatives for treating some of the waste are under review. Courtesy Bechtel National
The Hanford nuclear reservation’s vitrification plant, under construction since 2002, was not planned to be large enough to treat all 56 million gallons of waste in tanks at the site. Alternatives for treating some of the waste are under review. Courtesy Bechtel National

Is there a cheaper way to treat Hanford radioactive waste? Northwest officials are wary

March 04, 2018 04:26 PM