HANFORD 300-AREA (USDOE)
BENTON COUNTY, WA
Superfund Site Profile
Announcements and Key Topics
Located in southeastern Washington State, Hanford is a 586-square-mile site created in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project (America’s effort to develop the atomic bomb).
Operation of the plutonium-producing facilities continued beyond World War II through the Cold War, and a total of nine nuclear ...
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The Hanford 300 Area is composed of a 0.52-square-mile industrial complex and one square mile of surrounding areas used for solid and liquid waste disposal next to the Columbia River ...
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