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Plutonium Detected in Air at Hanford Nuclear Reservation
Plutonium Detected in Air at Hanford Nuclear Reservation
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — State health officials say radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected where workers enter the secure area of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeastern Washington. The Tri-City Herald reported Tuesday that the air samples were collected by the state Department of Health on June 8 at the Rattlesnake Barricade just off of public Highway 2
Residents Near Spokane Advised to Not Drink Tap Water
Residents Near Spokane Advised to Not Drink Tap Water
SPOKANE (AP) — Officials say the Airway Heights water supply may be contaminated with chemicals from Fairchild Air Force Base just west of Spokane. The city and Air Force said in a joint statement Tuesday evening that Airway Heights water customers are advised to not drink city water nor use it for cooking until the water system is considered free of contaminants...