iOS app Android app

Hanford

Whistle-Blower Who Raised Safety Concerns At Nuclear Reservation Fired

AP | NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Whistleblower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fire...

Whistleblower: 'I Was Fired Because I Raised Nuclear Safety Issues'

Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

"I was fired because I raised nuclear safety issues about the Hanford site," former URS Corp. nuclear engineer Walter Tamosaitis told HuffPost Live on...

GROSS: Plastic Found In Recalled School Lunch Meat

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business

More than 58,000 pounds of beef intended for school lunches is being recalled after the U.S. Department of Agriculture discovered the meat may contain...

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...

Hanford Is No Place for a Park

Mark Rice | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Mark Rice

Maybe the side of the highway where my daughter and I stood, with its litter of broken beer bottles and the shreds of plastic fluttering on the barbed wire, is as good of a place as any to view the B Reactor.

Arthur Delaney

Sequestration Layoffs Hit Workers At Nation's Most Contaminated Nuclear Cleanup Site

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Radioactive Waste May Be Shipped To New Mexico

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 05.06.2013 | Green

RICHLAND, Wash. — Federal officials are looking to ship some 3 million gallons of radioactive waste from Washington state to New Mexico, giving ...

David Lohr

Missing Teen Mom And Infant Disappear With Dangerous Murder Suspect, Police Say

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 11.02.2012 | Crime

Police say a California teen mom is on the run with her infant daughter and a boyfriend, who is wanted for questioning in a homicide. The Hanford P...