Time-lapse video: Vit plant melter lid

Bechtel National has used a custom-made steel frame to turn over the first of two 28-ton lids that will top the melters at the Hanford vitrification plant’s Low Activity Waste Facility.
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Bechtel National has used a custom-made steel frame to turn over the first of two 28-ton lids that will top the melters at the Hanford vitrification plant’s Low Activity Waste Facility.

Senior staff writer Annette Cary covers Hanford, energy, the environment and science for the Tri-City Herald. She’s been a news reporter for more than 30 years in the Pacific Northwest.