Superfund Site:

HANFORD 100-AREA (USDOE)
BENTON COUNTY, WA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
Rod Lobos
(509) 376-3749

Site Location

Street Address:
100 AREA, BENTON COUNTY, WA 99352

Announcements and Key Topics

The U.S. Department of Energy has the lead role for cleaning up the Hanford sites.

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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Background

The 25 square-mile Hanford 100-Area (USDOE) site is located 35 miles north of Richland, Washington. It is one of four areas at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Hanford) originally listed on ...
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