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Radioactive contamination spreading within Hanford plant

Radioactive contamination spreading within Hanford plant | 01 Jan 2017 | Radioactive contamination is spreading within one of Hanford's huge processing plants, and the problem could escalate as the plant, unused since the 1960s, continues to deteriorate. A new report on the Reduction-Oxidation Complex, more commonly called REDOX, recommends that $181 million be spent on interim cleanup and maintenance of the plant. REDOX is not scheduled to be demolished until about 2032, or possibly later because the nearby 222-S Laboratory in central Hanford will be needed to support the Hanford vitrification plant for another 30 to 40 years.