Hanford Nuclear Reservation

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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

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Hanford Workers Enter The McCluskey Room

Workers have entered one of the most dangerous rooms at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation

CBS Seattle–09/10/2014

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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

CBS Seattle–08/20/2014

55-gallon drums containing nuclear waste products are prepared for shipment at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. (Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Hanford Workers Test Thousands Of Air Samples

More than three dozen workers have reported being sickened by chemical vapors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation this year.

07/09/2014

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

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.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Feds To Clean Site Of 1976 ‘Atomic Man’ Accident

Workers 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”

CBS Seattle–07/02/2014

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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

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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