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Hanford nuclear contractor proposes changing workers’ shifts to cut vapor exposure via The Seattle Times

More than 50 Hanford workers in recent months have sought medical examinations for possible exposure to chemical vapors. Changing shifts to nights and weekends for some workers would leave fewer employees exposed, the contractor says. SPOKANE — The contractor that … Continue reading

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Nearly nature, nearly perfect But, near Hanford (part 1) via Spokanecda.com

By Paul K. Haeder The Hanford story is a puzzle, and the connection to Spokane is both ironic and scary in many ways. Part two of this series will look more closely at the “hot milk” connection to Spokane, the … Continue reading

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More tanks at embattled Fukushima plant may have leaks via The Asahi Shimbun

More tanks at the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant site may have leaks as Tokyo Electric Power Co., the plant operator, said on Aug. 22 that high radiation levels were detected near a second section of storage tanks. … Continue reading

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Japan’s nuclear crisis deepens, China expresses ‘shock’ via Reuters

The U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Wednesday it viewed the situation at Fukushima “seriously” and was ready to help if called upon, while nearby China said it was “shocked” to hear contaminated water was still leaking from … Continue reading

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