Due to the current air quality levels, Hanford is canceling work for non-essential workers tonight and Monday.

In a press release from the Hanford site, it reads like this:

Due to current adverse air quality levels, non-essential Hanford employees North of the Wye Barricade and South of the Wye Barricade, including Richland, should adhere to the following schedule:

Swing and graveyard shifts:  have been CANCELLED for tonight Sunday, September 13th.

Day shift:  do not report to work Monday, September 14th.

Essential employees needed to maintain minimum safe operations are to follow their normal work schedule. Employees who are teleworking, or have been directed to telework, should continue to do so.

All Federal, contractor, sub-contractor, and craft employees who do not telework or are unable to telework, unless contacted by their supervisor, should not report for work.

Call the Hanford Hotline at 376-9999 for updates.

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