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Watch your step! A warning sign inside the 320-foot long tunnel housing the K West Reactor's main water supply pipes. (Andy Porter photo) (Jan. 6, 2010)

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Cold War relic at Hanford meets its end

Work is under way to demolish massive water-treatment facilities at the Hanford Site.

RICHLAND -- Bit by bit here, another remnant of the Cold War is being chopped up and carted off to the proverbial dustbin of history.Since December, crews have been demolishing the water treatment facilities that helped cool one of Hanford Site's largest


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