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Smoldering landfill could threaten nuclear waste

BRIDGETON, Mo. (AP) — Dawn Chapman can put up with the noxious smell caused by smoldering trash in a landfill near her suburban St. Louis home. But if the burning creeps close to buried nuclear […]


Workers at the Hanford nuclear reservation near Richland, Washington. (AP Photo)

Nearly 250 laid off at Hanford nuclear site

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Pink slips went out to nearly 250 workers and more than 2,500 others were notified they face furloughs of several weeks at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site, where cleanup will be slowed because of automatic federal budget cuts.



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