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Apr 10, 2013 at 4:39 PM
The 2014 budget proposed by President Barack Obama would spend more money to empty underground waste tanks at the Hanford nuclear reservation.
Apr 3, 2013 at 10:52 AM
A Hanford contractor has agreed to pay $1.1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department claiming the company used federal money to lobby for new government customers for a first responder training facility.
Apr 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM
Underground tanks that hold a stew of toxic, radioactive waste at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site pose a possible risk of explosion, a nuclear safety board said in advance of confirmation hearings for the next leader of the Energy Department.
Mar 27, 2013 at 10:29 AM
A federal grand jury has indicted 10 current or former managers and supervisors for a contractor at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, accusing them of enabling timecard fraud there.
Mar 19, 2013 at 10:18 AM
Pink slips went out Monday to nearly 250 workers and more than 2,500 others were notified that they face furloughs of several weeks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site, where cleanup is likely to be slowed because of automatic federal budget cuts.
Mar 18, 2013 at 3:58 PM
Cleanup work is likely to be slowed at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site because of automatic federal budget cuts.
Mar 7, 2013 at 5:28 PM
KEPR learned a crew from Al Jazeera English, based out of Los Angeles, was in town recently covering leaks at Hanford.
Mar 6, 2013 at 6:48 PM
Jay Inslee completed his first tour of Hanford as Governor. It offered his first up-close and personal look at the six leaking tanks.
Mar 6, 2013 at 12:05 PM
Federal officials are looking to ship some 3 million gallons of radioactive waste from Washington state to New Mexico.
Mar 6, 2013 at 10:44 AM
One of the contractors charged with cleaning up the nation's most contaminated nuclear site has agreed to pay an $18.5 million civil and criminal penalty related to a time card fraud scheme, under a settlement agreement announced Wednesday.
Mar 5, 2013 at 10:21 AM
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee plans to tour the Hanford nuclear reservation on Wednesday with officials from the Energy Department and state Ecology Department.
Mar 1, 2013 at 4:05 PM
Governor Jay Inslee will get his own look at the Hanford nuclear facility.
Feb 28, 2013 at 11:53 AM
Here's something else the upcoming spending cuts will affect: The cleanup of radioactive waste at nuclear sites, including one in Washington state where waste tanks may be leaking 1,000 gallons per year.
Feb 27, 2013 at 10:31 AM
Nuclear engineers from China to South America and around the world are turning their attention to fast reactors, which consume the solid waste. More testing, however, is needed before the reactors can be developed; Hanford's defunct-Fast Flux Test...
Feb 27, 2013 at 2:33 PM
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Radioactive waste tanks may be leaking some 1,000 gallons per year at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Wednesday officials are still evaluating how to effectively remove the remaining material...