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Hanford Site to Activate Emergency Siren Wednesday

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RICHLAND, WA – The U.S. Department of Energy will test an emergency siren on the Hanford site Wednesday morning and afternoon.

According to DOE officials, the siren near the F and H reactors will be activated between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Periodic emergency drills and siren tests are conducted at Hanford facilities as part of an ongoing program to test emergency equipment and train workers on emergency response procedures.

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