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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

America's Atomic Time Bomb: Hanford Nuclear Waste Still Poses Serious Risks

America's Atomic Time Bomb: Hanford Nuclear Waste Still Poses Serious Risks

By Marc Pitzke in New York
The disaster at Fukushima has raised questions around the world about nuclear safety. But contamination is much worse in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. The former plutonium plant in Hanford, Washington is one of the most contaminated places on earth, and still decades from being cleaned up.


http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/america-s-atomic-time-bomb-hanford-nuclear-waste-still-poses-serious-risks-a-752944.html

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