A sluicer, wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination, was removed from Tank C-102 partway through waste retrieval and replaced.
A sluicer, wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination, was removed from Tank C-102 partway through waste retrieval and replaced. Courtesy DOE
A sluicer, wrapped in plastic to prevent the spread of radioactive contamination, was removed from Tank C-102 partway through waste retrieval and replaced. Courtesy DOE

One more Hanford waste tank considered emptied

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