The wastes in this disposal site come from the dawn of the nuclear age. It is a danger to workers and the surrounding community and should be removed and isolated.
There’s no transforming our energy future without completely overhauling the Energy Department.
Thanks to a pair of insistent Texans, a radioactive waste dump is being opened to 36 more states.
Hanford remains one of the most contaminated zones in the western Hemisphere.
This 2003 report underscored the dangers posed by the practice of storing spent fuel on-site at nuclear power plants in the United States. It remains relevant today as Japanese engineers struggle to prevent a nuclear catastrophe in Fukushima, Japan.