Official Says More Hanford Nuke Mishaps LikelyFuture accidental radiation releases at the largest U.S. site of waste from nuclear weapons production are likely
Tunnel Collapse Renews Safety Concerns About Nuclear SiteRadioactive materials were brought into the tunnel by rail cars for about a decade. The tunnel was sealed in 1965, with eight rail cars loaded with nuclear waste stored inside
Emergency Declared At Hanford Nuclear Reservation After Tunnel CollapseAn emergency has been declared at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington state after a portion of a tunnel that that contains rail cars full of nuclear waste collapsed.
Polluted Nuclear Weapons Site To Become Tourist DestinationThe nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site is now its newest national park.
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.
Hanford Workers Enter The McCluskey Room Workers have entered one of the most dangerous rooms at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation
Feds Order Reinstatement Of Hanford Whistleblower The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor to reinstate a worker who was fired for voicing concerns about nuclear and environmental safety
Hanford Workers Test Thousands Of Air SamplesMore than three dozen workers have reported being sickened by chemical vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year.
Nuclear Site Workers Test Thousands Of Air Samples About 12,000 air samples taken on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year after more than three dozen workers reported being sickened by chemical vapors have failed to find a cause for the problem, Hanford officials said Wednesday.
Feds To Clean Site Of 1976 'Atomic Man' AccidentWorkers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, which led to him being nicknamed the "Atomic Man"
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.
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.