Hanford

Hanford Decisions, deception and dirty secrets at Hanford Decisions, deception and dirty secrets at Hanford
For months now the KING 5 Investigators have exposed a Hanford contractor that may be putting your safety at risk. Action News is teaming up with KING 5 Seattle to dig deeper into Hanford's dirty secrets.
Hanford Hanford worker's struggle to 'do the right thing' Hanford worker's struggle to 'do the right thing' (Video)
The leak of AY-102 might make you wonder why this tank is so important. Continuing the investigation into Hanford's dirty secrets, Susannah Frame looked at why this double-shell tank is such a single risk.
Hanford No plan in place when alarm sounded at Hanford No plan in place when alarm sounded at Hanford (Video)
Susannah Frame looked into what would happen if a leak like that was ever discovered. She found Washington River Protection Solutions had no plan in place when an alarm signaled a double-shell tank was leaking dangerous waste.
Hanford Hanford contractor wasted millions on leaking tank Hanford contractor wasted millions on leaking tank (Video)
During the months WRPS looked the other way when red flags came in that the tank was leaking, Susannah Frame found that the company continued to spend millions on tank upgrades for work that is now useless because the tank is broken.
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.