The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

Five-day forecast

Remove this weather forecast

This Afternoon

Hi62° Slight Chc Showers

Tonight

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi66° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo46° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi68° Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo48° Chance Showers

Tuesday

Hi60° Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo41° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi61° Partly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo40° Mostly Cloudy

Senator seeks probe in whistleblower firing

Send to Kindle
Print This

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.

View my optionsorSign in