Hanford workers wear air-cooled suits for work at the Plutonium Finishing Plant in areas where there are high amounts of airborne radioactive contaminants. The Department of Energy has checked for radiation contamination in three states after potentially contaminated equipment left Hanford.
Hanford workers wear air-cooled suits for work at the Plutonium Finishing Plant in areas where there are high amounts of airborne radioactive contaminants. The Department of Energy has checked for radiation contamination in three states after potentially contaminated equipment left Hanford. Courtesy DOE
Hanford workers wear air-cooled suits for work at the Plutonium Finishing Plant in areas where there are high amounts of airborne radioactive contaminants. The Department of Energy has checked for radiation contamination in three states after potentially contaminated equipment left Hanford. Courtesy DOE

Potentially contaminated Hanford equipment sent off site

December 18, 2015 5:44 PM