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Latest Press Release: Elevated Radiation Indicator of Second DOuble-Shell tank Failure at Hanford Nuclear Site

April 26, 2016: Hanford Challenge today alleged that a second high-level nuclear waste tank at the Hanford nuclear site may have failed. The group, citing sources inside Hanford, says that above-background levels of Cesium-137, plutonium and a high-beta emitter (likely Strontium-90) all radioactive by-products commonly found in Hanford tanks, were recently measured outside of the primary liner in Tank AY-101, one of the first of the 28 double-shelled tanks built at Hanford about 40 years ago. Click here to read the full press release for more details. 


town hall meeting in pasco, wa: On June 29, have your voice heard

Join Hanford Challenge, Union Local 598, WA Attorney General  Bob Ferguson, and Hanford workers for a town hall style event focused on the discussion of exposure to toxic vapors at the Hanford nuclear site. 

The focus of the event will be a panel of experts available for a Q&A session on all unanswered questions related to the recent exposures and current risk at Hanford.

Where: Pasco Local Union Hall, 1328 N 28th Ave, Pasco, WA 99301

When: June 29th, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

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We're in the early stages of phasing in our new website, so stay tuned as we flesh out the resources we're known for: from summaries of the big issues at Hanford to information specifically for Hanford workers dealing with vapor exposures.  

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