Hanford Communities has partnered with CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Company to produce this video that features the Waste Encapsulation Storage Facility. The video touches on WESF's history, current mission and future plans for the safe and compl
A large amount of plutonium has gone quietly missing over the years from stockpiles owned by the US military. One case involving a theft during transport to the Department of Energy's Idaho National Laboratory is outlined here.
Hanford workers began moving some of the highly radioactive sludge out of the K West Reactor Basin, located just 400 yards from the Columbia River, on June 12, 2018. It will be stored in below-ground cells until it can be prepared for disposal.
Demolition of the Plutonium Reclamation Facility, the most contaminated part of the Plutonium Finishing Plant at the Hanford nuclear reservation, led to the spread of radioactive particles in December 2017.
New York Times’s Aisha Harris discusses how representations of police brutality in media changed. She says shows like “Insecure” and “Queen Sugar” sensitively deal with this issue by focusing on interactions’ emotional toll, not the violence itself.
A duck boat with 31 people on board capsized and sank to the bottom of Table Rock Lake during a severe thunderstorm on Thursday, resulting in one of the deadliest duck boat accidents in American history.