Over at IEEE Spectrum, another in-depth article on problems at the Hanford Site in Eastern Washington state. This essay deals with problems found in the “nearly 2,000 capsules of highly radioactive cesium and strontium” kept in a facility known as “Waste Encapsulation and Storage Facility (WESF).” “Built in 1973, the facility is well beyond its … [Read more…]
In the IEEE Spectrum, an essay by Maria Gallucci documents a tour she took of the B Reactor at Hanford. The front face of the B reactor.
U.S. sues Lockheed Martin over alleged kickback scheme at nuclear cleanup site – From the Washington Post, 02/10/19. Oh, what fun we have at Hanford!