radiation

Official Says More Hanford Nuke Mishaps Likely
RICHLAND  (AP) — The U.S. Energy Department's top official at Washington state's severely contaminated Hanford Nuclear Reservation says future accidental nuclear radiation releases are likely because the aging site's infrastructure is breaking down amid inadequate funding t…
Contractor Says Radiation too low to hurt health
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A cleanup contractor says the release of radiation that triggered an alarm at a former plutonium production site in Washington state was so low that it did not pose a threat to human health.
Contractor CH2M Hill said radiation was detected Thursday at low levels outside a …
Hanford Workers Demolish Famous Nuclear Accident Site
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have finished demolishing a facility that was the site of a famous nuclear accident during the Cold War.
The U.S. Department of Energy announced Thursday that the building containing the so-called McCluskey Room had been demolishe…