1 – Billion gallons of radioactive waste from N Reactor dumped into two open trenches
11-- Number of years after production began for waste to reach groundwater near river
53 – Metric tons of weapons grade plutonium produced for U.S. nuclear arsenal over five decades of production.
180 – Original estimate for years that it would take contaminated groundwater to reach the Columbia River.
440 -- Billion gallons of contaminated liquid dumped into the soil since the 1940s.
586 – Square miles that encompass Hanford Site in Eastern Washington
40,000 – Number of people killed in 1945 from the Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan. Plutonium in the bomb was manufactured at Hanford.
150,000 – Number of workers on site when the Manhattan Project was active during World War II.