HANFORD 100-AREA (USDOE)
BENTON COUNTY, WA
Superfund Site Profile
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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 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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