Hanford nuclear reservation temporarily evacuates workers from area

Workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation were briefly evacuated from a tank farm after a small plume of smoke or steam was spotted coming from a new ventilation system.


About 53 million gallons of highly radioactive waste is stored in 177 underground tanks at Hanford. Contractor Washington River Protection Solution is charged with emptying the tanks.

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