February 18, 2013
Hanford Nuclear Reservation after learning that a tank that holds radioactive liquids is leaking at the nation's
most contaminated nuclear site.
"font-size: 14pt">The Democrat said Friday that the state has a good partner in Energy Secretary Steven Chu but
that he's concerned about whether Congress is committed to the cleanup.
radioactive stew left from decades of plutonium production for nuclear weapons.
been documented to be losing liquids since all Hanford tanks were stabilized in 2005. His staff said the federal
government is working to assess other tanks.
Gov. Inslee held a press conference Friday to discuss the leak. Isaac
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