|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||13 Apr 2007 05:20:14 -0000|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] Demolition of Hanford (WA) building|
Hanford building set for demolition (w/ video) This story was published Thursday, By Annette Cary Tri-City Herald (WA) April 12, 2007After 428 "dives" by Hanford workers into the vaults beneath the Plutonium Finishing Plant's Liquid Waste Treatment Facility, the Cold War relic is ready to come down.
It will be the second of nine highly contaminated buildings at the Plutonium Finishing Plant to be demolished and likely the last to be demolished for several years.
"The surface contamination when we started (was) pretty much off the scale," said project manager Brian Skeels of Fluor Hanford.
In many cases, radiation levels were too high for instruments to read when cleanup work started. And the air within the vaults was contaminated at levels 30,000 times what workers are allowed to breathe without respirators.
... For the entire article, see http://www.tri-cityherald.com/tch/local/story/8786984p-8688390c.html -- Lenny Siegel Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight c/o PSC, 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@list.cpeo.org http://www.cpeo.org/mailman/listinfo/military
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