Congressman Greg Walden

Representing the 2nd District of Oregon

MEDIA ADVISORY: Walden, Newhouse, Secretary Rick Perry To Visit Hanford Site

September 30, 2019
Press Release

Tomorrow, October 1, U.S. Representatives Greg Walden (R-OR) and Dan Newhouse (R-WA) will join U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry in a visit to the Hanford site, in Washington State, to deliver remarks at an employee celebration to commemorate the completion of the K-Basin sludge transfer. This transfer was completed under budget, ahead of schedule, and reduces the environmental risks to the Columbia River. Following the delivery of remarks, Rep. Walden, Rep. Newhouse, and the Secretary will participate in a media availability. They will also speak with local STEM students and tour site facilities.

Interested members of the media must RSVP to Kelly Love at Kelly.love@hq.doe.gov and Geoff Tyree at Geoffrey.Tyree@rl.doe.gov to attend.

Details Below:

WHO: Rep. Walden, Rep. Newhouse, U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

WHAT: Remarks and Media Avail

WHERE: 2430 Stevens Center Place Richland, WA 99354 for badging and transportation to site.

WHEN: October 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM Pacific