hanford cleanup

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Hanford Watchdog Criticizes Deal

The deal to pump nuclear waste tank AY-102, announced late Monday, is between the U.S. Department of Energy and the state Department of Ecology.

CBS Seattle–09/30/2014

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

DOE Criticized For Delay In Emptying Hanford Tank

A Hanford watchdog group on Monday criticized the federal government’s plan to wait at least two years to begin emptying a nuclear waste storage tank that is leaking.

CBS Seattle–03/11/2014

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Wyden Seeks Probe In Whistleblower Firing

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants an investigation into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, after two were fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site’s most dangerous radioactive wastes.

CBS Seattle–02/20/2014

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Whistleblower Fired From Hanford Nuclear Site

Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2014

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Hanford 300 Area Cleanup Plan Released

The U.S. Department of Energy on Wednesday issued its final cleanup plan for the 300 Area of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons and is the nation’s most polluted nuclear site.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2013

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Wash. AG Disappointed By Hanford Cleanup Delays

The U.S. Department of Energy is proposing more delays in the cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear site, the agency said Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2013

file photo of Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Hanford Whistleblower Loses Job

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden on Wednesday demanded to know why a Hanford Nuclear Reservation whistleblower has lost his job. Walter Tamosaitis last week was laid off by URS Corp. after 44 years of employment.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2013

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Officials Seek More Info On Hanford Cleanup Plan

Government regulators and watchdog groups say they want more information about a new Department of Energy proposal to speed cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

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