Plutonium http://nwpr.org en Hanford Waste Tanks May Have More Plutonium Than Earlier Estimated http://nwpr.org/post/hanford-waste-tanks-may-have-more-plutonium-earlier-estimated <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &ndash; The Hanford Nuclear Reservation&rsquo;s tank farms in southeast Washington may have much more plutonium than earlier estimated. That&rsquo;s according to a report by a Hanford contractor that&rsquo;s just been leaked to public radio. As Anna King reports, At least one high-level Hanford official worries the findings could mean a massive waste treatment plant&rsquo;s design might need to be altered.</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 19:32:52 +0000 Anna King 1491 at http://nwpr.org Hanford Waste Tanks May Have More Plutonium Than Earlier Estimated