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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

One of the double-shell tank farms containing six underground tanks on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation (credit: Jeff T. Green/Getty Images)

Wyden Seeks Probe In Whistleblower Firing

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants an investigation into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, after two were fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site’s most dangerous radioactive wastes.

CBS Seattle–02/20/2014

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