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city (1990 pop. 30,897), seat of Kings co., central Calif.; inc. 1891. It is an agricultural trade and processing center of the San Joaquin Valley. Hanford handles cotton, wheat, barley, nuts, and fruits and vegetables. Rubber and oil companies are also located in the area. The nearby U.S. naval air station in Lemoore contributes to Hanford's recreational and retail industries.



a suburb of the city of Richland, located in the northwestern USA, in the state of Washington, on the Columbia River. Hanford, the site of an atomic energy plant, is an important center of the USA’s atomic industry.

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Hanford is unlike any other environmental cleanup operation in this country.
One player who didn't feature in midweek was goalkeeper Dan Hanford, who is back between the posts due to an injury to James Montgomery.
We have heard concerns from Hanford workers and labor unions about.
has awarded a $23 million contract to have casks designed and built to hold the 1,936 capsules of cesium and strontium on an outdoor pad in central Hanford.
Hanford will fight for the No 1 jersey with Sam Johnson who has joined Gateshead on a season-long loan from Port Vale.
The Hanford nuclear site holds radioactive waste stored in underground tanks that is left over from the past processing of plutonium used in the nation's nuclear weapons program, beginning with the Manhattan Project.
Hanford traded under various names including Apex Plastics, Apex P & R and One Call Repair.
The need for a sharper legislative focus on Hanford was underscored by recent reports of a leaking radioactive waste tank.
Its latest venture is a community "growzone" and orchard that has been named after Mr Hanford.
I'm art," the New York Post quoted the 25-year-old Hanford, as saying.
It's the first time that a country has been taken off the list as a result of our working with that country, as a result of that country wanting to work toward progress, wanting to work with us,'' Hanford said.
ENERGY RESOURCE-24 October 2006-Perma-Fix to Acquire Radioactive Waste Management Company, Provides Access to DOE's Hanford Site(C)2006 JeraOne - http://www.