Wild horses have roamed the grasslands of eastern Washington State for decades. In the late 1970s, a herd roamed the grasslands of the Hanford Site. These horses became quite used to having people around, the horse on the right was nicknamed "Lady" by the Hanford Patrol. | Image by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. #animals #wildlife #horses
Hanford was a small agricultural community in Benton County, Washington, United States. It was evacuated in 1943 along with the town of White Bluffs in order to make room for the nuclear production facility known as the Hanford Site. The town was located in what is now the "100F" sector of the site.
Six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday. Inslee made the announcement after meeting with federal officials. Last week it was revealed that one of the 177 tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was leaking liquids. Inslee called the latest news "disturbing." Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP - Getty Images file
"Consultants on the Hanford nuclear weapons site CLEAN-UP over-billed the federal govt "tens of millions of dollars," then fired a paralegal who tried to report the fraud, the woman claims in Federal Court." - See Clean Up continuing from before 2008: http://investigations.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/11/18/21482804-hanford-nuclear-site-clean-up-the-mess-gets-worse - See also "America's Secret Chernobyl": http://www.defendblackhills.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=113&Itemid=3