Workers now wear supplied air respirators and carry air bottles on their backs in the Hanford tank farms as a protection against chemical vapors.
Workers now wear supplied air respirators and carry air bottles on their backs in the Hanford tank farms as a protection against chemical vapors. Courtesy DOE
Workers now wear supplied air respirators and carry air bottles on their backs in the Hanford tank farms as a protection against chemical vapors. Courtesy DOE

Senators ask for quick action to address Hanford chemical vapors

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