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Hanford Nuclear Waste

The Mess Gets Worse at Hanford's Nuclear Site

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

The government's multi-billion-dollar effort to clean up the nation's largest nuclear dump has become its own dysfunctional mess. For more than two decades, the government has worked to dispose of 56 million gallons of toxic nuclear and chemical waste in southeastern Washington State.

Is This Nuclear Plant Too Dangerous To Clean Up?

| Valerie Brown | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

By Valerie Brown, Scientific American: (click here for original article) The most toxic and voluminous nuclear waste in the U.S.—208 million lit...

Washington Governor: Nuclear Waste Cleanup Could Take Years

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.08.2013 | Green

The cleanup of radioactive waste leaking from storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation could take years, according to Washington Gov. Jay Insl...

Washington Governor: 6 Underground Nuclear Waste Tanks Leaking

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.24.2013 | Green

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Six underground tanks that hold a brew of radioactive and toxic waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leakin...