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Public Meeting on Draft WIR Evaluation

  • UW Center for Horticuluture 3501 NE 41st Street Seattle, Washington 98105 (map)

The Department of Energy is conducting a public meeting on Thursday, October 18 in Seattle to discuss the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposal to reclassify high-level radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Site in Washington.

Background on USDOE Proposal:
The U.S.Department of Energy is proposing to reclassify the 'high-level' tank waste as low-level radioactive waste, and abandon it at Hanford. This comment period will determine the way clean-up will happen in all the remaining 161 tanks at Hanford Nuclear Site.

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More information on the Draft WIR Evaluation and underlying performance assessment, including links to documents for review and how to submit public comment, is available at