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N-reactor at Hanford Reservation, Washington safety and environmental concerns : oversight hearings before the Subcommittee on General Oversight, Northwest Power, and Forest Management of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on N-reactor at Hanford Reservation, Washington, safety and environmental concerns: hearing held May 19, 1986, Portland, OR; June 16, 1986, Washington, DC. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Subcommittee on General Oversight, Northwest Power, and Forest Management.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Hanford Site (Wash.),
  • Washington (State),
  • Hanford Site,
  • Hanford Site.

Subjects:

  • Nuclear reactors -- Washington (State) -- Hanford Site -- Safety measures.,
  • Nuclear reactors -- Environmental aspects -- Washington (State) -- Hanford Site.,
  • Hanford Site (Wash.)

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF27 .I526 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 633 p. :
Number of Pages633
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2495350M
LC Control Number87602502

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The last of Hanford’s nine plutonium production reactors to be built was the N Reactor. This reactor was called a dual purpose reactor in that it not only produced plutonium for America’s defense program, but it also generated electricity. It was the only reactor of its kind in the country. Aerial view, N Reactor, Hanford, n.d. Courtesy United States Office of Environmental Management. Aerial view, N-Reactor, Hanford Nuclear Reservation, n.d. Photo by United States Department of Energy. Senator Warren G. Magnuson introduces President John F. Kennedy at N Reactor construction site, Hanford, Washington, Septem The Hanford Site sits on square-miles of shrub-steppe desert in southeastern Washington State. Beginning in , the site was used to produce plutonium for the bomb that brought an end to World War II. After a short lull, production was ramped up in to meet the challenges of the “Cold War” and continued until when the last. Get this from a library! N-reactor at Hanford Reservation, Washington: safety and environmental concerns: oversight hearings before the Subcommittee on General Oversight, Northwest Power, and Forest Management of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on N-reactor at Hanford Reservation, Washington, safety and.

On Monday, two separate panels of experts were appointed to review the safety of the Hanford “N” reactor, a fact which Loeb hopes will lead to some changes at the Washington facility. Human Error. On Septem , President John F. Kennedy () participates in groundbreaking ceremonies for the construction of a dual-purpose reactor -- designated the N Reactor -- at the Hanford nuclear reservation near Richland, Washington. Hanford Site, also called (–46) Hanford Engineer Works or (–76) Hanford Nuclear Reservation, large U.S. nuclear site established during World War II for the production of plutonium, some of which was used in the first atomic is located in south-central Washington, northwest of Richland, and was originally operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a unit of the. The B Reactor at the Hanford Site, near Richland, Washington, was the first large-scale nuclear reactor ever built. The project was commissioned to produce plutonium by neutron activation as part of the Manhattan Project, the United States nuclear weapons development program during World War B reactor was fueled with metallic natural uranium, graphite moderated, and ect: E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Company.

The N Reactor on the Columbia River at the Hanford Site in Washington state produces plutonium for the U.S. Department of Defense. | Location: Washington, USA. Get . A SHORT HISTORY OF HANFORD WASTE GENERATION, STORAGE, AND RELEASE Roy E. Gephart1 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Richland, Washington, USA Publication PNNL To understand today you have to search yesterday. --Author Pearl S. Buck Summary Nine nuclear reactors and four reprocessing plants at Hanford produced nearly two-thirds. The B Reactor National Historic Landmark is the world's first full-scale plutonium production reactor and part of the Manhattan Project National Historical Park. Sign up for a tour and learn more about the people, events, science, and engineering that led to the creation of the atomic bombs that helped bring an end to World War II. - Historical Hanford Washington. See more ideas about Hanford washington, Tri cities and Washington pins.