nuclear waste

Contamination at Hanford Tank Did Not Come From Leak
RICHLAND  (AP) — Radioactive contamination found on a piece of equipment on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was not the result of a leak in an underground nuclear waste storage tank.
The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday that an analysis has ruled out that the contamination came fro…
Energy Chief Pledges Investigation Into Collapse
RICHLAND  (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry says his agency will conduct a study to determine what led to the collapse of a tunnel at Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state.
Perry said Wednesday that the tunnel obviously deteriorated and the question that needs to be answere…
Hanford Contractor Reaches Settlement in Fraud Case
SPOKANE (AP) — A Hanford Nuclear Reservation contractor has agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle a time card fraud case with the federal government.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Spokane on Thursday announced the settlement with Washington River Protection Solutions LLC...