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March 16, 2013 at 6:30 AM

Hanford cleanup should be a priority

Problem will be more complex, costly if ignored We greatly appreciate the editorial “Keep Hanford a priority” [Opinion, March 11], especially with regard to the tanks that are leaking radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear reservation. Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility has several unique education programs aimed at keeping the spotlight on the Hanford cleanup. Hazardous…


Comments | More in Energy, Environment, Washington Legislature | Topics: Department of Energy, Hanford, Jay Inslee

February 27, 2013 at 4:00 PM

Hanford treatment plant behind schedule

An atomic bomb was built faster There is a historical irony in that the Manhattan Project netted us an A-bomb in less than three years, but it is taking the Department of Energy decade upon fruitless decade and wasted billions to resolve the disposition of nuclear waste at Hanford [“Treatment plant at Hanford won’t be…


Comments | More in Energy | Topics: Department of Energy, Hanford, nuclear waste