Hanford Clean Up
Christine Arrasmith from member station KPLU reports on clean-up efforts at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Eastern Washington state. The Hanford site contains one of the world's largest backlogs of radioactive waste, dating back to World War Two. This spring, the Department of Energy fired the firm contracted to do the job, which is supposed to be completed by 2028. Officials say that deadline will be tough to meet.
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