Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep By Government Shutdown

There are several agencies and a group of stakeholders who watch over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation. But the partial government shutdown is blocking some of that important oversight.

In the past 10 years, the Environmental Protection Agency office in Richland, Washington, has shrunk from nearly 10 experts working on Hanford issues to just three – including the top manager.

Source: Federal Hanford Cleanup Watchdog Put To Sleep By Government Shutdown . News | OPB