Water vapor billows from the Columbia Generating Station, Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland, on a cold day this winter.
Water vapor billows from the Columbia Generating Station, Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland, on a cold day this winter. File Tri-City Herald
Water vapor billows from the Columbia Generating Station, Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland, on a cold day this winter. File Tri-City Herald

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