|From:||Lenny Siegel <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Thu, 14 Jun 2018 12:04:12 -0700 (PDT)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] RADIATION: "Billions of Hanford [WA] dollars will stay separate under defense bill"|
Billions of Hanford dollars will stay separate under defense bill BY ANNETTE CARY Tri-City Herald (WA) May 30, 2018 RICHLAND, WA - The Department of Energy's two Hanford offices would remain separate at least through 2024 under the defense spending authorization act approved by the U.S. House. The offices oversee the work of more than 9,000 workers cleaning up the radiological and chemical contamination left at the nuclear reservation from the past production of plutonium for the nation's nuclear weapons program. In 1998, former Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., created the DOE Hanford Office of River Protection to bring focused attention to one of the nuclear reservation's most complex issues — 56 million gallons of radioactive waste held in underground tanks, some of them leaking or prone to leaks. … For the entire article, see http://www.tri-cityherald.com/news/local/hanford/article212153354.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 <email@example.com> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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