For the first time in 60 years, Hanford’s Plutonium Finishing Plant is off the electrical grid. Power has been disconnected for the safety of workers doing the final cleanout of the main portion of the plant and the workers who are tearing the plant down. Demolition of the plant’s Plutonium Reclamation Facility resumed this week after being stopped when an alarm sounded Jan. 27, indicating the spread of radioactive material. Demolition is now being done on the third and fourth floors.
Tri City Herald 10th March 2017 read more »