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Hanford's pollution is spreading

Archived Article - March 25, 1991 by Karen Dorn Steele

In 45 years of bomb production at Hanford, nuclear wastes have escaped into the environment from plant stacks, leaking tanks, ditches and deep injection wells. Contaminated groundwater is now reaching the Columbia River on the reservation's northern and eastern perimeters. Download entire issue to view this article: http://www.hcn.org/issues/23.5/download-entire-issue

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