Did you know much of the conventional (not organic0 produce in our area grown comes from farms in Central Washington? In the Tri-Cities area, there are farms all over, much near the areas surrounding the old nuclear site.
The nuclear waste tanks at Hanford, our country’s most contaminated nuclear waste sites, were discovered to have not met requirements and published in our newspaper today.
“The cornerstone of that cleanup is the vitrification plant to treat millions of gallons of highly radioactive waste. The waste is currently stored in 177 aging, underground tanks, many of which have leaked into the groundwater, threatening the neighboring Columbia River. “
Read here the full story.