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A recent photo of the 300 Area at Hanford Nuclear Reservation after removal of contaminated buildings, waste sites, backfill and revegetation of the northern portion (tan area). Hanford.gov. The federal government declared an emergency Tuesday at the. The US Department of Energy has declared an emergency at the Hanford, Washington nuclear waste storage site, after a tunnel used to store contaminated materials caved in. A tunnel near the plutonium-uranium extraction plant (PUREX) collapsed early
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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – An emergency has been declared at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeastern Washington after a portion of a tunnel that contained rail cars full of nuclear waste collapsed. Workers at the site of the tunnel collapse Tuesday
(CNN) – The federal government evacuated some workers at a former nuclear weapons production site in Washington state Tuesday after concerns about shifting soil near tunnels containing contaminated material at the Hanford Site. "There are concerns. It has happened only 332 times before in the history of the Boy Scouts, but an Indiana Eagle Scout has earned every merit badge the scouts offer. Zach Teeple, a member of Troop 149, received his final 27 badges this week during the Court of Honor.
Hundreds of workers flee for safety after tunnel packed with contaminated materials collapses at US nuclear site
PUREX was used to remove plutonium, uranium and neptunium from irradiated fuel rods at Hanford until 1990. (Courtesy DOE). prev. next. ×. 4 remaining of 5. Welcome! We hope that you enjoy our free content. Current 7 day print subscribers get unlimited
A sign warns visitors of searches for prohibited materials as they near the Hanford nuclear site in Hanford, Washington the most contaminated nuclear site in the Western hemisphere, seen here on March 17, 2011. (Getty). Workers were told to “take cover …