radioactive waste

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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

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.


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

Department Of Enegry: Radioactive Waste Leaking At Hanford

(CBS Seattle) – A tank at the Hanford Site is leaking high-level radioactive waste, according to the Washington Department of Energy. Washington Governor Jay Inslee’s office released a document outlining the situation — which reports […]

CBS Seattle–02/15/2013