Hanford Challenge Lauds Inslee Response to Nuclear Leak

February 18, 2013



discovery of a new leak at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is of great concern, said Gov. Jay Inslee in a press

conference Friday. The leak is putting out an estimated 2-300 gallons of high level radioactive waste into the

soils of the Hanford site, near the banks of the Columbia River. Inslee said the state will do everything in its

power to ensure the federal government deals with the leak and meets its responsibilities at


       To get a reaction to

the Governor’s press conference, Isaac Kaplan-Woolner called Hanford Challenge executive Director Tom