HANFORD 300-AREA (USDOE)
WASHINGTON
EPA ID# WA2890090077
EPA Region 10
Benton County
Richland

4th Congressional District

Other Names: USDOE-Hanford Site-300 Area
Last Update: May, 2010

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Media Affected: Groundwater, Soil & Sludges, Surface Water, Air
Groundwater is contaminated with uranium, volatile organic compounds, strontium-90, and tritium. Soils primarily contain uranium, cobalt-60, copper, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and chromium, but may also include other contaminants associated with research and development activities. DOE has detected uranium and TCE in groundwater adjacent to the Columbia River. People may be exposed to hazardous and radioactive substances through direct contact, accidental ingestion, and inhalation of contaminated particles, groundwater, soil, or surface water.


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SITE MANAGER(S):Larry Gadbois
E-MAIL ADDRESS:gadbois.larry@epa.gov
PHONE NUMBER:509-376-9884
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR:Emerald Laija
E-MAIL ADDRESSlaija.emerald@epa.gov
PHONE NUMBER:509-376-4919
Information pertaining to this site is housed at the following location(s):
Public Access Room (Administrative Record)
2440 Stevens Center Place, Room 1101
Richland, Washington 99352