The first load of radioactive sludge arrived at Hanford's T Plant in the center of the nuclear reservation Monday morning. The tractor trailer holding the container is shown before backing into a tunnel at the plant to allow the container to be placed in an underground cell at the plant.
The first load of radioactive sludge arrived at Hanford's T Plant in the center of the nuclear reservation Monday morning. The tractor trailer holding the container is shown before backing into a tunnel at the plant to allow the container to be placed in an underground cell at the plant. Courtesy Department of Energy
The first load of radioactive sludge arrived at Hanford's T Plant in the center of the nuclear reservation Monday morning. The tractor trailer holding the container is shown before backing into a tunnel at the plant to allow the container to be placed in an underground cell at the plant. Courtesy Department of Energy

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June 25, 2018 12:55 PM