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No radiation source found for Hanford emergency alert

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RICHLAND — Hanford workers have been unable to find the source of an unusual radiation reading that caused an emergency alert to be declared last week at the nuclear reservation.

“We’re not ready to close the book on this. We’re still doing work,” said John Britton, spokesman for contractor Washington River Protection Solutions.

The night of Aug. 21 a higher than expected beta radiation reading was detected at a sluicer shield box, causing workers to suspect a leak.

Work was…

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