Video Provides Overview of History and Cleanup of Hanford Site

RICHLAND, Wash. - The first chapter of The Hanford Story multimedia series, Hanford Overview, has received an Emmy for best Historical/Cultural - Program/Special. The award was presented by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences at its 48th Annual Emmy Awards in Snoqualmie, Wash., on Saturday, June 11, 2011 http://www.natasnw.org/). 

The program was produced by Lockheed Martin Creative & Strategic Services for the U.S. Department of Energy. Doug Shoop, U.S. Department of Energy, was the executive producer. Frank Armijo, Mission Support Alliance, and Dana Jensen, Lockheed Martin, were co-producers. 

The video is available on http://www.youtube.com/hanfordsite.

The Hanford Story is a multimedia presentation that provides an overview of the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site-its history, today's cleanup activities, and a glimpse into the possibilities of future uses of the 586-square-mile government site in southeast Washington State.

The Hanford Story will be delivered in a series of video-based chapters dedicated to telling the multi-faceted story of the site.
• The history of producing plutonium
• Impacts to the environment resulting from producing plutonium
• Progress being made in cleanup of the site
• Innovative technologies and solutions being used in cleanup activities
• Future uses of the Hanford Site