June 22, 2016

Hanford continues to mislead workers about toxic vapors

Susannah Frame, KING 5

After a 33 year career at Hanford working in the tank farms, Abe Garza of Richland is off the job and he’ll never work again. He has permanent lung damage and brain damage from exposure to toxic chemical vapors at the jobsite. On some days the gasping for air and coughing is so violent he passes out.

“It feels like an elephant is sitting on my chest,” said Garza. ... more

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