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Photo of the Week – AZ Tank Farm Upgrades

Posted in Photo of the Week by Recovery.gov on August 10, 2011
AZ Tank Farm Upgrades

Photo conitrbuted to the Recovery.gov Flickr Group by Department of Energy Office of River Protection

Tank Farms contractor Washington River Protection Solutions completed an upgrade to critical radioactive waste transfer lines at Hanford’s AZ Farm. Workers installed roughly 80 feet of double-walled piping used to transfer high-level radioactive waste between tanks. Funded through the Recovery Act, the upgrades prepare the tanks for delivering waste to the Waste Treatment Plant once it’s operational.

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