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Bad News From Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Site

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 08.21.2013 | Green

An underground tank holding some of the worst radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site might be leaking into the soil. The U....

Arthur Delaney

Sequestration Layoffs Hit Workers At Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Cleanup Site | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Terry Smith of West Richland, Wash., learned this week that he'll be losing his job in a few days thanks to federal budget cuts. "It stinks," Smith...

Budget Cuts Threaten Nuclear Site Cleanup

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.05.2013 | Green

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Federal officials say budget cuts may disrupt efforts to close the radioactive waste tanks currently leaking at Hanford Nuclear...

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...

Cold War Nuke Facility Found With 10x Lethal Limit Of Radiation

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

YAKIMA, Wash. — Workers cleaning up the nation's most contaminated nuclear site have discovered an area of soil so radioactive it exceeds lethal...