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Kennewick company wins Hanford contract

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RICHLAND, Wash. - The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a contract valued at about $99 million to HPM Corporation, a Kennewick company, to provide occupational medical services at the DOE Hanford Site.

HPM Corp. will operate two clinics and provide occupational medical services to about 8,000 people working at south-central Washington's Hanford site. Among other things, the company will help maintain medical records and conduct epidemiological studies of current and former Hanford workers.

The contract takes effect October 1st and has a six year period of performance.