May 20, 2021 – Contractors are in the homestretch of clearing the West Valley Demonstration Project of buildings.
Fifty‐one of 55 structures have been taken down [https://www.gao.gov/assets/gao‐21‐115.pdf], and the most contaminated [http://www.chbwv.com/Facility‐Deactivation/MPPB‐Demolition.pdf] of them all — the Main Plant
Processing Building — is scheduled for demolition this fall.
How hot are its five stories of reinforced concrete? A trio of activists said [https://buffalonews.com/opinion/anothervoice‐
cf6083e0c0b1.html] it “could be one of the most radioactive buildings in the country.”
The demolition might be welcome news, but the manner
[http://www.chbwv.com/Public_Meetings/Quarterly_Public_Meeting/022421/DD‐Process.pdf] in which contractors plan to bring the building down is causing concern, even alarm, in some quarters. Link to article