The Department of Energy is considering how to prevent a collapse of Tunnel 2 at the Hanford PUREX plant. It is shown early in construction in 1964 when it was being built for temporary storage of highly radioactive waste.
The Department of Energy is considering how to prevent a collapse of Tunnel 2 at the Hanford PUREX plant. It is shown early in construction in 1964 when it was being built for temporary storage of highly radioactive waste. Courtesy Department of Ecology
The Department of Energy is considering how to prevent a collapse of Tunnel 2 at the Hanford PUREX plant. It is shown early in construction in 1964 when it was being built for temporary storage of highly radioactive waste. Courtesy Department of Ecology

DOE wants study to prevent collapse of 2nd Hanford radioactive waste tunnel

August 01, 2017 06:29 PM