A nuclear safety manager at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has filed a new complaint alleging she has suffered retaliation since filing her original complaint in 2011.
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.
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.
Radiation was detected at one of Hanford’s tank farms Wednesday night, causing an alert to be issued and work to be stopped.
U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell says new federal Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz plans to visit the Hanford Nuclear Reservation next week.