Tag Archives: transuranic waste

State levies $54M in fines over nuke repository mishaps via the Santa Fe New Mexican

In a sharp rebuke of the U.S. Department of Energy, the state of New Mexico on Saturday levied $54 million in penalties against the federal agency and private contractors for a series of mistakes and violations that led to a … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

DOE to pay $136,000 fine in Hanford settlement via the Tri-City Herald

RICHLAND — The Department of Energy has agreed to pay a $136,000 fine to settle Environmental Protection Agency allegations that it has violated legal requirements for storing radioactive and hazardous chemical waste at Hanford. It has operated waste storage areas … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Hanford waste moved across town with parade permit via King5.com

by GARY CHITTIM / KING 5 News When organizers put on their annual Cool Desert Nights car show and parade in Richland, they need a permit. When the Department of Energy and its contractors want to truck radioactive waste short … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What makes Hanford’s ‘TRU’ tank waste different from the rest? via KPLU 88.5 (NPR, Seattle)

The U.S. Department of Energy says its wants to send 3 million gallons of radioactive tank waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation to a storage site in New Mexico. That’s 3 million gallons out of a total of 56 million … Continue reading

Posted in *English | Tagged , , | 2 Comments