Ecology Publications & Forms
Frequently asked questions: Washington State’s lawsuit to enforce federal cleanup at Hanford (Historical)
|This publication is historical. It is unavailable on our website. To request a copy, please use the contact listed below.
|The Energy Department is obligated under both the Tri-Party Agreement (TPA) and federal and state environmental statutes to empty the nuclear and toxic waste storage tanks and treat the waste from the tanks.
We’ve asked the federal court to establish and enforce specific deadlines for emptying 142 single-shell tanks and for treating the 53 million gallons of hazardous and radioactive waste in all 177 underground tanks.
|This publication is outdated and no longer available through this site. You can still request a copy through the Ecology library, at 360-407-6150 or at Ecologylibrary@ecy.wa.gov.
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|Columbia River Basin, tanks, nuclear waste, groundwater contamination, contaminated groundwater
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