Mike Berriochoa is senior communications specialist with
CH2M HILL on the Department of Energy’s Hanford site in Washington State. He
has been writing about Hanford cleanup since 1989. Mike can be reached at Mike_V_Berriochoa@RL.gov.
CH2M HILL is responsible for safely managing more than 53 million gallons of radioactive and chemical waste on the Department of Energy’s Hanford site in south-central Washington State. Part of CH2M HILL’s management responsibility includes protecting its workers from potentially harmful chemical vapors emanating from those tanks.