Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site

The government has been working since the late 1980s to clean up the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Thousands of workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation were told to stay home Wednesday as efforts began to plug a hole that developed in the partial collapse of a tunnel containing dangerous radioactive waste from the building of nuclear bomb materials.

Source: Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site – – Capital Press