Superfund Site:

HANFORD 1100-AREA (USDOE)
BENTON COUNTY, WA

Superfund Site Profile

Site Contacts

Remedial Project Manager
David Einan
(509) 376-3883

Site Location

Street Address:
1100 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 120-square-mile Hanford 1100-Area (USDOE) site is located about one mile north of Richland, Washington. The site is one of the four areas listed on EPA’s National Priorities List (NPL) ...
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