|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 26 Dec 2017 22:26:38 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: "Senators [WA} want answers on Hanford radioactive contamination spread"|
Senators want answers on Hanford radioactive contamination spread BY ANNETTE CARY Tri-City Herald (WA) DECEMBER 22, 2017 The Hanford nuclear reservation workforce must have confidence that Hanford officials are putting safety ahead of legal deadlines and financial interests, said the U.S. senators for Washington state. Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., were prompted by the spread of radioactive contamination at Hanford this month to send a letter with their concerns on Friday to James Owendoff, the acting head for Department of Energy nuclear cleanup projects, including at Hanford. But their concerns go beyond the recent spread of radioactive contamination in two incidents this month at the Plutonium Finishing Plant demolition project to other high risk projects at Hanford, they said. The senators also have been in touch with the Government Accountability Office and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, according to Cantwell’s staff. … For the entire article, see http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/hanford/article191364254.html -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center P.O. Box 998, Mountain View, CA 94042 Voice/Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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