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New Hanford cleanup price tag: $113.6 billion

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KENNEWICK — An estimated $113.6 billion is the new price tag for completing the remaining Hanford nuclear reservation environmental cleanup, plus some post-cleanup oversight.

If the cost were spread evenly among everyone living in the United States today, each person would have to come up with $359.

The new estimate of cleanup costs was included in the 2014 Hanford Lifecycle Scope, Schedule and Cost Report released this week. It’s the fourth such report released since they became an annual requirement…

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