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11 nuke facility workers checked for chemical vapor exposure
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Eleven workers at a nuclear facility who reported headaches were sent for medical evaluations Thursday after working near an area where waste from a leaking tank was being transferred, U.S. Energy Department officials said....

Hanford officials try to learn if 2nd tanks is leaking

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A second giant tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons may be leaking on the sprawling Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state....

Hanford officials prepare to pump nuke waste back into tank

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SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Hanford Nuclear Reservation officials prepared Tuesday to pump thousands of gallons of leaked radioactive waste back into a 46-year-old storage tank that contains toxic leftovers from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons in Washington state....