September 22, 2015

Nuclear cleanup project haunted by legacy of design failures and whistleblower retaliation

Patrick Malone reporter, The Center for Public Integrity

The largest and most costly U.S. environmental cleanup project has been dogged for years by worries about an accidental nuclear reaction or a spill of toxic materials that could endanger residents nearby, as well as a history of contractor retaliation against workers who voice worries about persistent safety risks.

But it hasn’t fully turned the corner yet, according to recent comments by the federal officials now overseeing its operation. ... read more

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