The cause of the tunnel's partial roof cave-in is under investigation, said Mark Heeter, a spokesman for the Energy Department. The order, which the state said legally requires the DOE to take action, also insisted that the federal government develop corrective actions to ensure the tunnels are structurally safe going.
The reactors at Hanford, established in 1943, produced plutonium for the USA defense program for over 40 years, including the plutonium that was in the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, in 1945.
A much larger nearby tunnel built in 1964 has 28 railroad cars with radioactive waste.
The Yakama Nation, a group of Northwest tribes, also is calling for quicker cleanup of the tunnels.
The cleanup of Hanford's waste is expected to last until 2060 and cost an additional $100 billion over the $19 billion already spent.
The most risky waste at Hanford is 56 million gallons stored in 177 underground tanks, some of which have leaked. Construction of a $17 billion glassification factory has stopped because of design and safety issues.
Kylie Jenner se fue del Cusco sin conocer Machu Picchu
En la red social, la famosa compartió imágenes de ella y sus amigos en el vuelo privado en el que dejaron la ciudad inca. La estrella de televisión, Kylie Jenner , tuvo que se atendida por paramédicos a su llegada a Perú .
President Donald Trump has proposed $120 million to restart the licensing process for the dump.
The White House was caught off guard by the distribution and was not aware the photos would be distributed to TASS . Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense.
Resaltó la agresión sobre un integrante de la Sedena: "le dispararon a uno de nuestros militares, que gana 7 mil pesos, por la espalda; le dieron ocho tiros, y ¿no merece una voz de nadie?". "De eso, nadie quiere decir nada".
It's notable that Canvas 2 (2017) edition is the first one to come with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 in the its price range. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm Audio port, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port.
In a written statement, Boeing said it will work with CFM "to understand the precise scope and root cause of the quality issue". The 737 MAX replaces an older version of Boeing's best-selling single-aisle aircraft, a moneymaker for the aerospace company.
The governor also said "I am finishing my term" when asked if he would as agree to replace Comey if Trump nominated him. The deputy attorney general now finds himself in the crosshairs only two weeks after being confirmed by the Senate.
Spanish MP Carolina Bescansa had provoked criticism in January 2016, when she breastfed her baby during a parliamentary session. Italian politician, Licia Ronzulli had taken her then 7-week-old daughter to European Parliament in September 2010.
Snap Plunges on First Earnings Report as Public Company
In its first post-IPO report in 2012, Facebook also disappointed investors when its daily user base grew by only 32 percent. After the results , Snap shares fell immediately, trading almost $18.19 which is the lowest since it went public.
Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Renewed For Season 5
The show still has a lot of ground that it can cover, and one can only guess what threats the agents will encounter next year. Just this past weekend, Deadline reported that it heard through the grapevine that the series would be renewed .
Más protestas Venezuela; muere joven en disturbios
Sin embargo, esta iniciativa ha sido cuestionada por la oposición venezolana , desde donde han dicho que es "fraudulenta", ya que pretendería "elegir a dedo" a la mitad de los corredactores de la nueva Constitución .
El durísimo momento de una ex Gran Hermano
Una noticia de las que duelen dar llegó al mundo del espectáculo: Tamara Paganini esperaba mellizos y perdió el embarazo. Tamara tuvo una corta época mediática y luego eligió una vida tranquila.
Vuelve Showmatch: mirá los preparativos de la apertura
Si bien repiten Marcelo Polino, Pampita Ardohian, Moria Casán y Angel De Brito, no va a ser de la partida Soledad Silveyra . Como se sabe, Marcelo Tinelli está ultimando detalles para su regreso a la televisión con el Bailando .
Diamondbacks' Greinke has no-hitter through 7 innings
Glasnow has allowed three earned in each of his last three starts, but he's gone at least six innings in his last two. Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz hit a two-run homer but Seattle's offense came up empty after the first inning.
Estos son los países más ignorantes de América Latina
Corea del Sur: Ocupa el puesto como el tercer país menos ignorante, de acuerdo con el índice de Ipsos Mori . En 2016, Argentina ocupó el puesto número 20, mientras que en 2015 había sido colocada en el puesto 9.
Spurs Take Down Rockets in Game-5 Overtime Thriller
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Rockets are favored at home, as they are getting odds of -6.5 points against the Spurs . Numerous talking heads on television were criticizing Houston coach Mike D'Antoni for only using seven players in Game 5 .