Hanford is a former town in Benton County, Washington. Established in 1907, Hanford was a small agricultural community which occupied part of the site chosen by the U.S. government for a large-scale nuclear research and manufacturing complex. The residents were relocated, and the Hanford Works eventually encompassed nine nuclear reactors, five processing plants and hundreds of related structures. The Hanford Site completed decommissioning in 1987, and is currently listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hanford, Washington is associated with decades of research and manufacturing related to atomic energy and munitions, industries known for their use of asbestos materials. Workers who are exposed to asbestos in the course of their duties may be at risk for malignant mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you or a loved one have been exposed to asbestos in Hanford, you may benefit by seeking counsel from a mesothelioma attorney.
Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Hanford
The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Hanford where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.
- Blaw Knox Company
- Bumstead-Woolford Company
- E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company
- Export Water Line
- Hanford Atmoic Works
- Hanford Engineering Works
- Hanford Nuclear Facility
- Hanford Nuclear Reservation
- Hanford Reservations
- Westinhouse Hanford Facility
Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Hanford, Washington
Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Washington, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.
Asbestos Related News in Washington
A1 Asbestos LLC is being accused of falsifying disposal documents to an Okanogan County landfill and offering false statements to state department officials.
Barbara Brandes dies of mesothelioma cancer contracted through secondary household asbestos exposure and $3.5 million is awarded to her estate as a result.