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Hanford Site's B Reactor Tours Registration Opens March 2nd

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RICHLAND, Wash. -- The U.S. Department of Energy will open online registration for the B Reactor National Historic Landmark's 2013 tour season this Saturday at noon.

Families with children over the age of 12, along with middle schools and high schools, are invited to sign up for tour slots.

A portion of the tour slots will be filled on a first-come, first served basis through the online registration system, or by calling (509) 376-1647 or stopping by the B Reactor Tour Headquarters located at 2000 Logston Blvd., in Richland off Hwy. 240.

In addition to the open public tours, DOE is also planning 43 group tours and 20 school tours this season. Those can be reserved by calling 376-1647.

The tours begin and end at the B Reactor Tours Headquarters on Logston Blvd. The tours are about four and a half hours long and are free.

Tours will begin at 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on the following dates: April 1, 2, 3, 6, 15, 16, 18, 20, 29 and 30; May 1, 4, 14, 28, and 29; June 8, 11, 12, 24, 25 and 26; July 8, 9, 10, 22, 23, 24 and 27; August 5, 6, 7, 19, 20, 21 and 24; and September 3, 4, 16, 17, 18 and 21.

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