Hanford

Hanford Energy Department to close Hanford waste analysis lab Energy Department to close Hanford waste analysis lab
The Department of Energy says the Waste Sampling and Characterization Facility at the Hanford site will close within a year. According to DOE, using offsite labs to analyze waste samples will save around $12 million a year.
Hanford Gov. Inslee: DOE's Hanford cleanup plan not acceptable Gov. Inslee: DOE's Hanford cleanup plan not acceptable
Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz met Monday morning to discuss the Department of Energy's draft cleanup plan, but Inslee released a statement saying the proposal fell short of what the state requested.
Hanford More leaking waste found in Hanford tank More leaking waste found in Hanford tank
Officials say the nuclear waste is leaking between the walls of a double-walled storage tank. None of the waste is believed to have escaped into the nearby soil.
Hanford Decisions, deception and dirty secrets at Hanford Decisions, deception and dirty secrets at Hanford
For months now the KING 5 Investigators have exposed a Hanford contractor that may be putting your safety at risk. Action News is teaming up with KING 5 Seattle to dig deeper into Hanford's dirty secrets.
Hanford Hanford worker's struggle to 'do the right thing' Hanford worker's struggle to 'do the right thing'(Video)
The leak of AY-102 might make you wonder why this tank is so important. Continuing the investigation into Hanford's dirty secrets, Susannah Frame looked at why this double-shell tank is such a single risk.
Hanford Hanford: A money pit for your tax dollars? Hanford: A money pit for your tax dollars?(Video)
Together with the KING 5 investigators in Seattle, Action News brings you new reports on how much was spent on the broken tank in the middle of furloughs and layoffs. The federal government says it was $2.5 million. A report by the contractor says it was a lot more.
Hanford No plan in place when alarm sounded at Hanford No plan in place when alarm sounded at Hanford(Video)
Susannah Frame looked into what would happen if a leak like that was ever discovered. She found Washington River Protection Solutions had no plan in place when an alarm signaled a double-shell tank was leaking dangerous waste.
Hanford Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit(Video)
Holding a parade usually requires a very simple permit. Pose a few questions and you're on your way. Gary Chittim found that same permit can move nuclear waste on and off the Hanford site.
Hanford GAO faults Dept. of Energy's management of Hanford cleanup GAO faults Dept. of Energy's management of Hanford cleanup(Video)
The investigative arm of congress is not happy with the way your dollars are being spent. Gary Chittim found the government accountability office has some real concerns about the agency running the cleanup at the site.
Hanford Hanford contractor wasted millions on leaking tank Hanford contractor wasted millions on leaking tank(Video)
During the months WRPS looked the other way when red flags came in that the tank was leaking, Susannah Frame found that the company continued to spend millions on tank upgrades for work that is now useless because the tank is broken.