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Hanford, the River & You

Publication number Date Published Date Revised
05-05-005August 2004March 2019
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Author(s) Ginger Wireman
Description This brochure overviews the history of the Hanford Nuclear Site, the impact on the environment, and what is being done to clean up the Site. It also provides information on how the public can become more informed and involved in this important effort.
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Keywords Environmental Restoration, Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, Nuclear Waste Program, single-shell tanks, Tri-Party Agreement, citizen guide, Pacific Northwest, Columbia River, chemical, monitoring, tank waste, underground storage tank, UST, waste treatment plant, soil contamination, public involvement, nuclear, nuclear waste, leaking underground storage tanks, low-level waste, groundwater, groundwater contamination, Hanford, Hanford Tank Closure, high-level waste, fish habitat, Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency, contaminated groundwater, contaminated site, contaminated soil, dangerous waste, CERCLA, clean up, air monitoring

Hanford, el río, y usted