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Future of Hanford site may include uses for public

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YAKIMA — Despite setbacks and delays in cleaning up Hanford, plans to open parts of the nearly 600-square mile reservation are moving forward, a federal Department of Energy official told the Yakima Rotary Club on Thursday.

“This is land that we took from the taxpayers,” said Colleen French, government programs manager for the DOE’s Richland Operation Office. “Now that we’re done with them and we’ve cleaned them up, we feel strongly that the public should get to have access to them again.”

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