Workers staged a 400-foot-long piece of heavy plastic on Friday along the partially collapsed waste tunnel at the PUREX plant at the Hanford nuclear reservation. The tunnel is expected to be covered on Saturday.
Workers staged a 400-foot-long piece of heavy plastic on Friday along the partially collapsed waste tunnel at the PUREX plant at the Hanford nuclear reservation. The tunnel is expected to be covered on Saturday. Courtesy DOE
Workers staged a 400-foot-long piece of heavy plastic on Friday along the partially collapsed waste tunnel at the PUREX plant at the Hanford nuclear reservation. The tunnel is expected to be covered on Saturday. Courtesy DOE

Plastic rolled out, ready to cover breached Hanford waste tunnel

May 19, 2017 6:56 PM