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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

Environmentalists are concerned about the safety of new radioactive waste storage tanks at the Hanford complex. (Getty Images)

Hanford Nuke Waste Tanks Flawed?

Questions raised about the safety of waste storage tanks at Hanford cleanup site.

03/01/2014

Donna Busche alleges she has suffered retaliation since filing her original complaint about safety at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in 2011.

Hanford Whistleblower Alleges Retaliation By Her Employer

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.

11/18/2013

Six TRUPACT transport containers sit outside the Waste Receiving and Processing facility (WARP)  on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (Photo by Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Gov: 6 Underground Hanford Nuclear Tanks Leaking

Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Friday.

02/22/2013