Hanford

Hanford GAO faults Dept. of Energy's management of Hanford cleanup GAO faults Dept. of Energy's management of Hanford cleanup(Video)
The investigative arm of congress is not happy with the way your dollars are being spent. Gary Chittim found the government accountability office has some real concerns about the agency running the cleanup at the site.
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 waste moved across town with parade permit Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit(Video)
Holding a parade usually requires a very simple permit. Pose a few questions and you're on your way. Gary Chittim found that same permit can move nuclear waste on and off the Hanford site.
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.
Hanford Hanford: A money pit for your tax dollars? Hanford: A money pit for your tax dollars?(Video)
Together with the KING 5 investigators in Seattle, Action News brings you new reports on how much was spent on the broken tank in the middle of furloughs and layoffs. The federal government says it was $2.5 million. A report by the contractor says it was a lot more.
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.