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Senator seeks probe in whistleblower firing

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RICHLAND — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., is demanding an investigation into the treatment of whistleblowers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

Two whistleblowers have been fired in the past five months after raising safety concerns about the construction of a $13 billion plant to treat the site’s most dangerous radioactive wastes.

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