Washington: Nuclear Waste Leaking at Storage Site

HeadlineApr 21, 2016
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In Washington state, workers are scrambling to move nuclear waste out of a storage facility after a leak was discovered inside one the tanks at the Hanford Site over the weekend. None of the nuclear material appears to have escaped the double-walled storage tank yet. But a former worker at the site has called the leak “catastrophic.” The tank holds 750,000 gallons of radioactive waste.

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