At least six tanks containing radioactive waste in the US state of Washington are leaking, the state said, urging more federal help to clean up a site used to make Cold War-era bombs.
Aerial view of part of the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state on March 21, 2011. At least six tanks containing radioactive waste at the site are leaking, the state said, urging more federal help to clean up the area.
Washington governor Jay Inslee said that the extent of the leaks at the Hanford site -- which first produced fuel for nuclear bombs in World War II and closed down 25 years ago -- was "disturbing."
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