2005 CPEO Military List Archive

From: Lenny Siegel <lsiegel@cpeo.org>
Date: 20 Jul 2005 22:14:17 -0000
Reply: cpeo-military
Subject: [CPEO-MEF] Hanford (WA) plutonium cleanup
Plutonium residues cleared out from plant 

By Annette Cary
Tri-City Herald (WA)
July 20, 2005

Hanford workers have finished removing residues with plutonium from
processing systems and equipment at the Plutonium Finishing Plant more
than a year before a legal deadline. 

Not only is it a significant step toward being able to tear down the
plant at the nuclear reservation, but it also will reduce the security
requirements that can add to the cost and time needed to do remaining

"This definitely makes our work less expensive and more efficient," said
Bruce Klos, vice president for Department of Energy contractor Fluor
Hanford at the Plutonium Finishing Plant complex. "It makes access


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Lenny Siegel
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