radioactive waste http://nwpr.org en Richland-Built Technology To Treat Radioactive Water In Japan http://nwpr.org/post/richland-built-technology-treat-radioactive-water-japan <p></p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:55:49 +0000 Anna King 47171 at http://nwpr.org Richland-Built Technology To Treat Radioactive Water In Japan Federal and Washington State Court-Ordered 40-Day Negotiations Are Up http://nwpr.org/post/federal-and-washington-state-court-ordered-40-day-negotiations-are <p>This week is the deadline for the state of Washington and the federal government to reach an agreement on how to clean up radioactive tank waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. The two sides can’t agree on a timeline. But with this week’s 40-day deadline it seems the state and the U.S. Department of Energy have very different views of where things are.</p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 01:08:09 +0000 Anna King 46999 at http://nwpr.org Federal and Washington State Court-Ordered 40-Day Negotiations Are Up Time Ticking On 40-Day Negotiations Over Cleanup Of Hanford Tanks http://nwpr.org/post/time-ticking-40-day-negotiations-over-cleanup-hanford-tanks <p>The clock is ticking on the 40-day, 40-night compromise deadline between Washington state and the federal government for cleaning up Hanford’s leaking radioactive waste tanks.</p><p>But at Hanford’s annual update for the public in Richland this week, it was clear agreement between the state and the federal government is still a ways off.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 23:57:09 +0000 Anna King 45327 at http://nwpr.org Time Ticking On 40-Day Negotiations Over Cleanup Of Hanford Tanks Washington State Slaps Fine For Mishandled Waste At Hanford http://nwpr.org/post/washington-state-slaps-fine-mishandled-waste-hanford <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2014/01/012414AK_Hanfordfine_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>Over the last several years, Hanford Nuclear Reservation managers have mishandled barrels and boxes of hazardous and radioactive waste in the central part of the site.<p> Sat, 25 Jan 2014 00:02:17 +0000 Anna King 40456 at http://nwpr.org Washington State Slaps Fine For Mishandled Waste At Hanford New Potential Problem In Hanford Waste Tanks: Flammable Gas http://nwpr.org/post/new-potential-problem-hanford-waste-tanks-flammable-gas <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/11/110813AK_Sludgegas_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>How much sludge can be dumped into a double-shelled radioactive waste tank before flammable gas might build up in a big bubble?<p> Sat, 09 Nov 2013 01:25:27 +0000 Anna King 37040 at http://nwpr.org New Potential Problem In Hanford Waste Tanks: Flammable Gas Hanford Watchdogs: Sending Tank Waste To New Mexico Won't Work http://nwpr.org/post/hanford-watchdogs-sending-tank-waste-new-mexico-wont-work <div id="full_story" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; font-family: 'Helvetica Neue', Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(34, 34, 34);"><div id="full_story" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><p style="margin-bottom: 1.5em; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-style: inherit; font-family: inherit; vertical-align: baseline;">&#160;<div id="full_story" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px 0px 0px 4px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><a href="/failed%20Limelight" class="asset-audio"></a><p st Wed, 27 Mar 2013 14:27:39 +0000 Anna King 24936 at http://nwpr.org Hanford Watchdogs: Sending Tank Waste To New Mexico Won't Work Preparing For The Worst; Hanford Officials Deal With Leaking Tank http://nwpr.org/post/preparing-worst-hanford-officials-deal-leaking-tank <p></p><p>Now to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington. Workers are readying pumping equipment at a slow-leaking radioactive waste tank in case the leak gets worse. A newly released report details why the tank became unstable. Wed, 14 Nov 2012 15:07:31 +0000 Anna King 18349 at http://nwpr.org