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Tiny cracks, big effect
Spring 2013

Kenton Rod looked closely at the soil beneath Hanford Nuclear Reservation's 300 Area and found it has a way of holding on to uranium, slowing its release into the environment, including seeping into groundwater and the Columbia River.

Categories: Engineering, Environmental studies
Tags: Hanford, Groundwater, Nuclear waste

The Atomic Landscape
Summer 2012

Seven decades after the first nuclear production facilities were sited at Hanford, we discover the cultural legacy. We sample from poetry, history, and art, as well as a WSU student’s master’s thesis.

Categories: Washington state history, History, Poetry
Tags: Hanford, Manhattan Project, Nuclear reactors, World War II, Atomic bomb

Summer 2012
—Pronunciation: \ kī–ō’–tē, chiefly Western kī’–ōt \After years away, I met you again on the tongue of an old friend from home. Kī’–ōt.Trotting through sagebrush. Wild by any name. I’d moved to a green isle city that pron...
Categories: Alumni, Poetry
Tags: Hanford, Eastern Washington, Identity