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Another Tank at Washington's Radioactive Storage Facility May Be Leaking

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Another Tank at Washington's Radioactive Storage Facility May Be Leaking

Last week, a leak in a storage tank at the country’s largest radioactive dumpsite expanded substantially, sparking concerns that other tanks are on the verge of failing, too. This fear may have already been realized. Rumors are flying that a second of Hanford’s 28 double-shelled radioactive waste tanks is exhibiting early signs of failure. King-5 News, which broke the story of the expanded waste leak at Hanford site’s AY-102 storage tank, is now reporting evidence of a second tank breach, citing anonymous sources familiar with the situation. The tank in question, AY-101, is the same age and has the same...

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