Manhattan Project http://nwpr.org en Manhattan Project Park Left Out Of Defense Bill, Supporters Not Giving Up http://nwpr.org/post/manhattan-project-park-left-out-defense-bill-supporters-not-giving <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/12/121113AK_Plahuta_NEW_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>A plan to turn part of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation into a national park has been dropped from a compromise defense authorization bill.<p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:23:34 +0000 Anna King 38588 at http://nwpr.org Manhattan Project Park Left Out Of Defense Bill, Supporters Not Giving Up Senator Murray Still Pressing For Historic Preservation Of Hanford Sites http://nwpr.org/post/senator-murray-still-pressing-historic-preservation-hanford-sites <p></p><p>Senator Patty Murray is pressing legislation in the U.S. Senate that would make some historic sites at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington part of the national parks system. The Democrat toured the historic site of Hanford High School Thursday. The building was part of the town that was forcibly vacated to make way for the secretive Manhattan Project during World War II. Now, the remains of the building sit amid the brush near the Columbia River. Murray says she wants these sites preserved and available for public visits along with the more famous “B” Reactor.</p><p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:14:29 +0000 Anna King 32304 at http://nwpr.org Senator Murray Still Pressing For Historic Preservation Of Hanford Sites Richland Rediscovers Manhattan Project Era Documents http://nwpr.org/post/richland-rediscovers-manhattan-project-era-documents <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/061413AK_Richlandrecords_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>City of Richland workers recently rediscovered many documents from the Manhattan Project era. They are finding old records from when the southeastern Washington city was a high-security government town that sprung up to build the Atomic Bomb.<p>The City of Richland recently hired a public records consultant. Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:46:47 +0000 Anna King 29473 at http://nwpr.org Richland Rediscovers Manhattan Project Era Documents