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Gov. Inslee discusses Hanford tank waste

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The fastest way to get Hanford’s radioactive waste out of possibly leaking or leak-prone underground tanks is to send some of the waste to New Mexico, Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday in the Tri-Cities.

As part of a full day, he met with the Herald editorial board and later Hanford Communities, an organization of local governments.

The state of Washington must “consistently be insistent” that the Department of Energy honor its commitments to clean up radioactive waste at Hanford and…

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