Second Hanford tunnel at risk of collapse; DOE has a plan to prevent it

The Department of Energy plans to stabilize a second radioactive-waste storage tunnel at the Hanford nuclear reservation by filling it with concrete-like grout. The decision was announced Tuesday after an independent panel of experts considered several options for stabilizing the Hanford PUREX plant’s second and larger storage tunnel. It recommended grouting.


Source: Tri-City Herald

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