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State issues Mid-Columbia fines for illegal burning

The Washington State Department of Ecology issued nine fines for burning prohibited materials in Mid-Columbia counties in the second quarter of 2016. Fines were issued by the Department of Ecology for burning prohibited materials in Franklin, Columbia and Grant counties.

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Hanford 324 Building topic of Aug. 24 meeting

Demolition of the Hanford 324 Building, which sits over a highly radioactive spill just north of Richland, will be discussed at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Richland Public Library. The Department of Energy contractor for the project expects to require seven years for cleanup work.