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Hi37° Chance Showers

Tonight

Lo29° Chance Showers and Patchy Fog then Snow and Patchy Fog

Washington's Birthday

Hi38° Rain/Snow

Monday Night

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Tuesday

Hi46° Rain then Chance Rain

Tuesday Night

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Wednesday

Hi40° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

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Thursday

Hi38° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo22° Slight Chance Snow Showers

Officials seek more info on Hanford plan

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SPOKANE — Government regulators and watchdog groups say they want more information about a new Department of Energy proposal to speed cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the nation’s most polluted nuclear site.

The agency on Tuesday released a report saying that starting treatment of some of Hanford’s radioactive waste without sending it to the troubled vitrification plant’s Pretreatment Facility could speed work.

Both U.S. Sen. Patty Murray and Gov. Jay Inslee say they need more information about the proposal.…

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