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Hanford Leaky tank at Hanford: Rainwater or radioactive waste? Leaky tank at Hanford: Rainwater or radioactive waste?(Video)
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.
Hanford EPA report critical of state oversight at Hanford EPA report critical of state oversight at Hanford
A new report condemns Washington state for lax oversight at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, saying state officials failed to adequately inspect the cleanup there.
Hanford Hanford: Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland Hanford: Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland(Photo Gallery)
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.
Hanford Hanford tank cleanup to see 100 more workers Hanford tank cleanup to see 100 more workers
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.
Hanford Judge: No settlement money for Hanford worker
A judge has ruled that a former worker convicted of time card fraud at the Hanford nuclear reservation will not receive any money from a government settlement.
Hanford Hanford contractor settles lawsuit for $1.1 million Hanford contractor settles lawsuit for $1.1 million
A Hanford contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department claiming the company used federal money to lobby for new government customers for a first responder training facility.
Hanford Nuclear board warns of Hanford tank explosion risk Nuclear board warns of Hanford tank explosion risk
Underground tanks that hold a stew of toxic, radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site pose a possible risk of explosion, a nuclear safety board said in advance of confirmation hearings for the next leader of the Energy Department.
Hanford 10 Hanford managers indicted in timecard scheme 10 Hanford managers indicted in timecard scheme
A federal grand jury has indicted 10 current or former managers and supervisors for a contractor at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, accusing them of enabling timecard fraud there.
Hanford Nearly 250 laid off at Wash. Hanford nuclear site Nearly 250 laid off at Wash. Hanford nuclear site(Photo Gallery)
Pink slips went out Monday to nearly 250 workers and more than 2,500 others were notified that they face furloughs of several weeks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, where cleanup is likely to be slowed because of automatic federal budget cuts.