"Consultants on the Hanford nuclear weapons site CLEAN-UP over-billed the federal govt "tens of millions of dollars," then fired a paralegal who tried to report the fraud, the woman claims in Federal Court." - See Clean Up continuing from before 2008: http://investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/18/21482804-hanford-nuclear-site-clean-up-the-mess-gets-worse - See also "America's Secret Chernobyl": http://www.defendblackhills.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=113&Itemid=3
This is a descriptive history of much of what existed at one time during either the 1950s or later until sometime in the late 1990s-early 21st century demolitions and cleanup actions that removed many buildings that once stood there outside the City of Richland, WA, USA with the Hanford Nuclear Reservation somewhere.
Hanford, WA, USA..THe central control panels in the control room of the B-Reactor at the Hanford Site, Washington, along the banks of the Columbia River. ..The reactor was the first large scale plutonium production reactor ever built and started production in December, 1944. The project was commissioned under the Manhattan Project, during World War II, to develop the first nuclear weapons. The B-Reactor was shut down in 1968 and on August 25th, 2008, was declared a National Historic L