Hanford

Hanford's Leaking Tank
5:19 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Hanford Advisory Board Recommends New Waste Tanks For Hanford’s Leak Situation

The view inside the space between the leaking tank's two walls at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Credit U.S. Department of Energy

The Hanford Nuclear Reservation needs new storage tanks for radioactive waste, now that one of the aging double-hulled tanks has been found to be leaking. That was the consensus Friday of a board that advises federal Hanford managers.

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