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PNNL Recognized for Excellence in Supporting Hanford Vit Plant

Successful 16-year collaboration highlighted by Bechtel National, Inc. award

July 2017

PNNL was recently recognized as a key contributor to the Hanford Vit Plant project when the Lab received Bechtel's Nuclear, Security & Environmental Large Business Subcontractor 2016 Supply Chain Recognition Program Award. This annual award honors subcontractors and suppliers for a "Commitment to Excellence and Quality."

PNNL Contributes Expertise to Gulf Coast Oil Spill Restoration Study

National Academy report recommends new practices for ecosystem restoration—an $18 billion investment

July 2017

The Macondo Well Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico resulted in the largest accidental oil spill in U.S. history. The spring 2010 spill caused widespread destruction to Gulf Coast communities, numerous habitats, and species. A study was sponsored to inform monitoring and evaluation of restoration activities in the Gulf, and the results were captured in a report.

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