Hanford

Hanford Radioactive waste drums fall at Hanford Radioactive waste drums fall at Hanford
A Department of Energy contractor says five drums holding low-level radioactive waste fell off a flatbed truck in the center of Hanford Monday but no contaminated material was released.
Hanford Hanford alert traced to old contamination Hanford alert traced to old contamination
Hanford officials say unusual radiation readings that led them to declare an emergency operations alert last month came from old contamination.
Hanford 2 Hanford workers checked for smelling vapors 2 Hanford workers checked for smelling vapors
Two Hanford workers were sent to a hospital Thursday morning as a precaution after developing respiratory symptoms that might be linked to chemical vapors from underground waste tanks.
Hanford N.M. delays Hanford waste shipments, schedules hearings N.M. delays Hanford waste shipments, schedules hearings
The state of New Mexico has declined the Department of Energy's request for quick approval of a proposal to bring radioactive waste from Washington state's Hanford Nuclear Reservation to the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad.
Hanford EPA criticizes state over Hanford inspections EPA criticizes state over Hanford inspections(Video)
A Hanford watchdog group obtained a scathing report from the Environmental Protection Agency. It criticizes the performance of Washington state's inspectors who cover the waste site.
Hanford New DOE secretary promises Hanford cleanup plan by end of summer New DOE secretary promises Hanford cleanup plan by end of summer(Video)
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.
Hanford Worst Hanford tank may be leaking into soil Worst Hanford tank may be leaking into soil(Video)
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.