Hanford

Hanford Report details woes at Hanford nuclear plant Report details woes at Hanford nuclear plant (Photo Gallery)
Design changes at a new radioactive waste disposal plant at the country's most contaminated nuclear site in south-central Washington were not properly verified to ensure safety, the U.S. Department of Energy's Inspector General concluded in a report issued Thursday.
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 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.