Radioactive Waste Cleanup Continues At Hanford Nuclear ReservationSource: Kingston Community News

Hanford’s 56 million gallons of the most contaminated nuclear waste in the western hemisphere is a true horror story. […]

In February, officials announced that six single-shell tanks were leaking. These are not the first leaks; there have been decades of earth contamination. […]61ed91d231c1448eaf28c57a59fc298f

 

Bechtel National is contracted by DOE to oversee the construction of a vitrification plant. Vitrification means processing the waste into glass logs […]

 

The decision was made to begin construction of the plant before the design had been vetted. Consequently, there are design problems that could lead to explosions or nuclear reactions. […]

 

Senators Murray and Cantwell, et al., should be screaming at the tops of their lungs in outrage. Instead, it appears it’s up to us to make our voices heard. Surely they’d all want to hear from their constituents.hanford

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