February 03, 2015

DOE to pay $44,722 EPA penalty over Hanford waste storage

Annette Cary, Tri-City Herald

The Department of Energy has agreed to pay a $44,722 penalty to resolve more violations of radioactive and hazardous chemical waste storage requirements at Hanford, as alleged by the Environmental Protection Agency.

The two agencies signed a consent agreement Wednesday, with DOE neither admitting nor denying violations. Money for Hanford cleanup will be returned to the U.S. Treasury. ... read more

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