SEATTLE (Reuters) - Washington state Governor Jay Inslee on Wednesday warned billions of dollars in automatic spending cuts could hamper the U.S. government's ability to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation site in his state, where six underground tanks were last week revealed to be leaking. Full story
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Six underground storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation along the Columbia River in Washington state were recently found to be leaking radioactive waste, but there is no immediate risk to human health, state and federal officials said on Friday. Full story
A tank at a Washington state facility that was for years identified as a "repeat leaker" is still in use. KING's Gary Chittim reports.
Police officers use a crane to remove anti-nuclear protesters sitting on a platform around a block of concrete symbolising Gorleben nuclear waste repository, during May Day protests in Berlin, May 1, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz (GERMANY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)