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  1. Workers' radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 8 | SFGate

    This May 13, 2017, photo shows a portion of the Plutonium Finishing Plant on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Officials say dozens of workers demolishing the 1940s-era plutonium processing plant there have ingested or inhaled radioactive particles in the past year, prompting a halt to the demolition of the plant until a safe plan can be developed.

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  2. Report says radioactive monitors failed at nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | SFGate

    In this file photo taken June 13, 2017, the Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state to radioactive particles in December.

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  3. Report: US agency holding nuke bombs grapples with oversightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2017 | SFGate

    In this May 9, 2017, file photo, signs are posted by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. By conducting some of the most high-tech research in the world, maintaining the U.S. stockpile of nuclear weapons and cleaning up after decades of bomb-making, the Department of Energy has its share of management challenges.

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  4. Workers finish cleaning up nuclear burial groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2017 | SFGate

    In this May 9, 2017 file photo, a sign welcomes drivers to Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Richland, Wash. After almost two decades of work, the government has nearly finished removing radioactive wastes from a first group of underground storage tanks in eastern Washington.

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  5. Hanford workers finish stabilizing collapsed tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2017 | SFGate

    In this file photo taken June 13, 2017, the Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, that workers have finished stabilizing the partially-collapsed tunnel containing radioactive wastes left over from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons.

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  6. Energy Secretary Rick Perry visits Hanford reservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | SFGate

    Energy Secretary Rick Perry, left, closely observes as worker trainers Joni Spencer, center, and Dean Beaver prepare to give a respirator demonstration, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 at the HAMMER Training Facility in Richland, Wash. The federal facility offers a wide variety of training to Hanford Nuclear Reservation workers.

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  7. Zinke recommends no changes to Idaho, Washington monumentsRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2017 | SFGate

    In this June 19, 2000, file photo, bluffs along the Columbia River are among the scenic attractions of the Hanford Reach National Monument, Wash. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Thursday, July 13, 2017 that Hanford Reach is no longer under review for possible modification of their protected status.

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  8. High risk for 2nd tunnel collapse at nuclear waste siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | SFGate

    This May 9, 2017, file photo, provided by the U.S. Department of Energy, shows a 20-foot by 20-foot hole in the roof of a storage tunnel at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The U.S. Department of Energy says there is a high risk that a second tunnel filled with radioactive waste might collapse on the Hanford site.

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  9. APNewsBreak: Official says more Hanford nuke mishaps likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | SFGate

    In this photo taken July 11, 2016, a sign warns of radioactive material stored underground on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. The U.S. Energy Department's top official at Washington state's severely contaminated nuclear reservation says future accidental nuclear radiation releases are likely because of aging site infrastructure and inadequate cleanup funding.

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  10. Radiation alarm prompts order for workers to seek coverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | SFGate

    In this May 9, 2017, file photo, an emergency sign flashes outside the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Radiation warning alarms sounded about 7 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017, outside the Plutonium Finishing Plant, prompting about 350 workers at the Reservation to seek cover indoors.

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  11. The Latest: Take-cover order lifted after radiation detectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | SFGate

    In this May 9, 2017, file photo, an emergency sign flashes outside the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. Radiation warning alarms sounded about 7 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017, outside the Plutonium Finishing Plant, prompting about 350 workers at the Reservation to seek cover indoors.

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