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Centuries of Reservations about Hanford

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“Federal and state officials said in February six giant underground tanks holding an explosive and toxic brew of highly radioactive liquid wastes are leaking at the 570 square mile Hanford Reservation, on the Columbia River in South Central Washington State. Hanford is perhaps the dirtiest reactor site in the world with 1,000 inactive dumps, 100 to 200 square miles of contaminated ground water, and 50,000 drums of plutonium wastes in temporary storage.”

Author: John LaForge
Published in: David Kinchen Blog, Sierra County Prospect http://www.sierracountyprospect.org/tanks-leak-radioactive-glop-31313/, Truth Out http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/15064-radioactive-sludge-leaking-at-hanford-threatens-to-contaminate-regions-water-supply, Consortium News http://consortiumnews.com/2013/03/08/nuke-sludge-leaking-at-hanford/
Date: March 8,9,12,13,2013

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