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Gov. Inslee meets with Energy Secretary Monday
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Gov. Inslee’s Strong Statement on Hanford Cleanup Meeting with Energy Secretary

Gov. Inslee released a statement after Monday's meeting with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernie Moniz about issues with the Hanford cleanup and VIT plant.

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Radioactive Waste Found Dumped in Abandoned Gas Station

Hanford isn't the only area having trouble managing radioactive waste. A small town of 120 people in North Dakota found an abandoned gas station filled with toxic, radioactive waste owned by a man already a fugitive from police on other charges.

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DOE considering another pre-treatment facility at Hanford
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Dept. of Energy Considers Building Second Treatment Facility at Hanford

Besides the idea for a potential undergound storage pretreatment facility, the DOE Wednesday laid out possible plans for a second such facility.

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Inside Tank AY-102
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Watchdog Group Says DOE Plan for Leaky Hanford Tank is Insufficient

The Department of Energy is taking criticism from a Hanford watchdog group over it's plans to delay pumping from a leaky Hanford tank until 2016. (Image courtesy of KNDU-TV)

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Senate committee to examine Hanford whistleblower retaliation
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Congressional Committee to Examine Claims of Retaliation Against Hanford Whistleblowers

Senate committee will examine allegations of retaliation against several former Hanford whistleblowers who have been fired.

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Third leak found in tank AY-102
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New Discovery of Leaking Waste from Hanford Double-Shell Tank

The Department of Energy announced Thursday new evidence of more leaking waste from the oldest of Hanford's double-shell tanks.

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Savannah River Nuclear site
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Hanford Not Only Nuclear Site Affected by 2015 Budget — Savannah River to Lose Major Project

While we struggle with the ups and downs of the federal cleanup budget at Hanford, across the country a one-of-a-kind nuclear fuel project appears to be shelved.

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Radioactive Waste Cleanup Continues At Hanford Nuclear Reservation
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Gov. Inslee Seeking Answers from DOE on Hanford Waste Tank Solutions

Inslee seeking clarification, details from the federal government,

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Northwest legislator wants answers on whistleblower firings.
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Legislators Demand Investigation into Firings of Whistleblowers at Hanford

One is a coincidence, but is two a conspiracy? One legislator wants answers.

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Hanford Whistleblower Fired Tuesday

Woman who complained of safety issues in 2011 let go.

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