Elizabeth Ramero is a 14 year old from Kennewick, believed to be in danger. She was last seen getting into her boyfriend's car outside Phoenix HS. But police say the 19 year old may have taken Ramero against her will to Mexico. They are looking for Edwardo Flores Rosales. The pair may be in a dark green Ford Escape SUV. Call 911 if you see them.
By Action News & KING 5 InvestigatorsPublished: Jul 1, 2013 at 9:27 AM PSTLast Updated: Jul 1, 2013 at 9:27 AM PST
The EPA report and the missed deadlines both set an interesting backdrop for the first visit to the site by the new secretary of energy. Ernest Moniz visited Hanford a little more than a week ago. And it was the day after his visit that workers found it was likely AY-102 is now leaking into the soil.
By Action News & KING 5 InvestigatorsPublished: Jul 1, 2013 at 9:33 AM PSTLast Updated: Jul 1, 2013 at 9:33 AM PST
In a late-night phone call to the governor, the new Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz announced waste was likely leaking into the soil below a troubled double-shell tank. It was discovered by a crew doing routine maintenance to tank AY-102.
By Action News & KING 5 InvestigatorsPublished: Jun 28, 2013 at 5:03 PM PSTLast Updated: Jun 28, 2013 at 5:03 PM PST
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.
By Action News & KING 5 InvestigatorsPublished: Jun 27, 2013 at 4:47 PM PSTLast Updated: Jun 27, 2013 at 4:47 PM PST
We're still waiting for confirmation on whether a double-shell tank at Hanford has leaked into the soil below. The shocking revelation was made in a late-night phone call to the Governor last week, and now Action News is taking a closer look at Hanford's Dirty Secrets.
By SHANNON DININNY, Associated PressPublished: Jun 19, 2013 at 9:55 AM PSTLast Updated: Jun 19, 2013 at 4:07 PM PST
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Wednesday he intends to have a new plan by the end of the summer for resolving technical problems with a waste treatment plant under construction at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site.
By SHANNON DININNY, Associated PressPublished: Jun 2, 2013 at 7:00 AM PSTLast Updated: May 31, 2013 at 3:56 PM PST
A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking.
By Associated PressPublished: May 31, 2013 at 3:25 PM PSTLast Updated: May 31, 2013 at 3:25 PM PST
The company hired to clean out aging, underground tanks of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation plans to hire about 100 union workers, months after federal budget cuts forced layoffs there.