4th Congressional District Rep Dan Newhouse has taken a big step towards perhaps helping the Hanford cleanup effort by officially extending an invitation for the new Energy Secretary to see Hanford in person.
Judge Thomas Rice said his ruling does not mean the vapor issue at the Hanford Tank Farms that has reportedly sickened workers is not a serious issue. Nor does it mean efforts should not continue to improve safety.
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and officials from UA Local 598 along with the group Hanford Challenge have filed with a federal court to force immediate changes to safety procedures at Hanford.
A Hanford pipefitters union believes they are being blackballed, or passed over when it comes to contracts, because they are insisting their workers wear protective gear at all times when working near the Hanford tank farms. This image shows the double-shell storage tanks under construction at Hanfo…
In the wake of some 53 Hanford tank farm workers experiencing a variety of health ailments apparently stemming from vapor exposure at the tank farms this year, a Federal safety agency has offered to do another evaluation of what's causing the issue.