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Wastes removed from another Hanford tank

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RICHLAND — Hanford workers have completed the removal of radioactive waste from another of the site’s single-walled storage tanks.

The U.S. Department of Energy said Thursday that the waste was transferred to a newer double-walled tank that is considered less likely to leak.The wastes are left over from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons at Hanford.

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