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Article Excerpt: Washington Closure Hanford and its subcontractor employees have worked 6 million hours without losing a day of work to an accident. It is the first time a Department of Energy decommissioning and demolition contractor has reached the six … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: The Department of Energy plans to detail the inaccuracies in the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board’s highly critical review of the safety culture at Hanford’s vitrification plant, Deputy Energy Secretary Daniel Poneman said in a message to employees. … Continue reading

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Article Excerpt: A lax safety culture that deters timely reporting and resolution of technical concerns is endangering the success of a $12.2 billion plant being built at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site, according to a report by the national … Continue reading

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