Hanford

Hanford More Hanford workers report symptoms from chemical vapors More Hanford workers report symptoms from chemical vapors
Three employees of a Hanford contractor were given medical evaluations after being exposed to vapors in a tank farm. Workers had been evacuated from a farm Tuesday after several reported smelling chemical vapors.
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 Hanford whistleblower loses her job Hanford whistleblower loses her job
Donna Busche, who filed a complaint in 2011 about safety issues at Hanford, was fired Tuesday from her job at the nuclear site.