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Scientists warns of Hanford issues, gets fired: Walter Tamosaitis lost his job even though his concerns were validated

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LOS ANGELES — When senior scientist Walter Tamosaitis warned in 2011 about fundamental design flaws at the nation’s largest facility to treat radioactive waste in Hanford, he was assigned to work in a basement room without office furniture or a telephone.

On Wednesday, Tamosaitis, an employee of San Francisco-based URS Corp., was laid off from his job after 44 years with the company.

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