Government Accountability Office http://nwpr.org en Federal Report Blasts Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant Project http://nwpr.org/post/federal-report-blasts-hanfords-waste-treatment-plant-project <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/01/011813AK_Hanford_GAO_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>RICHLAND, Wash. – A federal watchdog agency says work should stop on parts of Hanford’s troubled Waste Treatment Plant. That’s the complex factory in southeast Washington being built to treat 56 million gallons of radioactive waste. A new report out Friday says the project will cost even more and take even longer.<p>The new report by the federal Government Accountability Office says the U.S. has paid contractors millions of dollars for work they didn’t do right. Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:07:58 +0000 Anna King 21415 at http://nwpr.org Federal Report Blasts Hanford's Waste Treatment Plant Project