Hanford

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.
Hanford EPA report critical of state oversight at Hanford EPA report critical of state oversight at Hanford
A new report condemns Washington state for lax oversight at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, saying state officials failed to adequately inspect the cleanup there.
Hanford Hanford: Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland Hanford: Storied nuke plant becomes environmental wasteland (Photo Gallery)
A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking.
Hanford Hanford tank cleanup to see 100 more workers Hanford tank cleanup to see 100 more workers
The company hired to clean out aging, underground tanks of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation plans to hire about 100 union workers, months after federal budget cuts forced layoffs there.
Hanford Judge: No settlement money for Hanford worker
A judge has ruled that a former worker convicted of time card fraud at the Hanford nuclear reservation will not receive any money from a government settlement.