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 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.
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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.