Tunnel holding radioactive waste partially collapses in Washington state

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/09/radioactive-waste-hanford-nuclear-reservation-tunnel-collapse

Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear reservation in state’s south-east. No one injured and officials detect no release of radiation. A portion of a storage tunnel that contains rail cars full of radioactive waste collapsed Tuesday morning, forcing an emergency declaration at the Hanford nuclear reservation in south-eastern Washington state. Officials detected no release of radiation and no workers were injured, said Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washington state department of ecology. Continue reading…

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