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Hanford companies agree to pay $58 million over alleged overcharging of taxpayers via Tri-City Herald

By Annette Carey The companies building the $17 billion vitrification plant at Hanford have agreed to pay nearly $58 million to the federal government to settle allegations that they billed the Department of Energy for fraudulent labor costs. Bechtel Corp. and its … Continue reading

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Birds at Hanford vit plant spread contaminated waste via the Tri-City Herald

Work stopped Wednesday morning at parts of the Hanford vitrification plant after radioactive contamination was detected under a bird’s nest, according to Bechtel National. The contamination is suspected of coming from mud used for the nest, which may have belonged … Continue reading

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