New Leaking Tank Reported at Hanford


The U.S. Department of Energy disclosed that one of its Hanford Nuclear Site underground storage tanks for toxic, radioactive waste has been leaking 200 to 300 gallons per year in eastern Washington.  In a press conference, Governor Jay Inslee asserted the state’s zero tolerance of such pollution and his concerns for reduced federal budgets and site personnel as well as potential state lawsuits against the federal government.  Listen to the KRFP Radio Free Moscow story between 33:25 and 31:40 of the story New Leaking Tank Reported at Hanford on the February 15, 2013, KRFP Evening Report, U.S. Highway 95 Displacements Wrong.

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