Employees sampling waste at the Hanford tank farms wear the supplied air respirators that unions want required for all tank farm work.
Employees sampling waste at the Hanford tank farms wear the supplied air respirators that unions want required for all tank farm work. Courtesy WRPS
Employees sampling waste at the Hanford tank farms wear the supplied air respirators that unions want required for all tank farm work. Courtesy WRPS

Unions halt Hanford tank work over vapor protection

July 11, 2016 05:19 PM

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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.