Hanford – (8-9) Radioactive plutonium and americium escape

9 08 2017

Radioactive plutonium and americium have been found in air samples collected where workers enter the secure area of the Hanford nuclear reservation in southeastern Washington, state health officials said Tuesday.

The Hanford public info website lies and says nothing happened.


Previous posts on Hanford’s tunnel collapse here.


Rad Waste Time Bomb – Other Hanford Trouble Tunnel

4 07 2017

Another Hanford tunnel storing radioactive waste at risk, study finds

A second tunnel storing radioactive waste at the Hanford nuclear reservation in Washington state has structural problems and is at risk of failing, according to a U.S. Energy Department investigation released Friday.

This tunnel is more than four times longer than the smaller Hanford tunnel that suffered a partial roof collapse May 9, triggering an order for more than 4,800 employees to stay indoors.

See Also – earlier posts on Hanford

Hanford – AGAIN!

20 05 2017

Zero Hedge “Everybody’s Freaked” – Washington Nuclear Facility Admits Second Radiation Leak, Workers Contaminated – has VIDEO

LINK – https://youtu.be/vgvNbp33uIU

Hanford Nuke Waste Dump Holds Worker Death Records in Restricted Area

14 05 2017

Ahhh the things you find on the web these days . . .

We were looking for new items on Hanford rad waste and came across this page –

DOE Openness: Human Radiation Experiments: What’s New

LINK – https://ehss.energy.gov/ohre/new/findingaids/epidemiologic/hanford/datac/18.html
ALT LINK – http://archive.is/ocm51

 And on that page you can see they keep all the info on dead workers!

Hanford Environmental Health Foundation (HEHF) Death Certificate Retrieval Records, 1970-1974, 1983-1986, 1989, 1991-1994

Did the guys driving those big dump trucks and excavators at the collapsed nuke-train tunnel this week know about that?

Did they think about wearing a gas mask but were told not to? The videos show huge amounts of dust in the air and the workers just have hard hats for safety equipment.



Hanford Nuke Waste Site is Having an Accident Right NOW. Tunnel Collapse.

9 05 2017

 Washington PostTunnel appears to collapses at Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state

You can see by the typo the nuke-puke WaPo editor fooling with the phasing and adding “APPEARS TO” in the headline. They take their readers for morons.

“Hundreds of workers at the Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state have been ordered to “take cover” after a portion of a tunnel appeared to collapse.

The U.S. Department of Energy said it has activated its emergency operations protocol in Hanford…”

If WaPo fixes up that headline the archive of the original flub is HERE.


“The tunnel was full of highly contaminated materials such as hot radioactive trains that transport fuel rods. It connects to a PUREX (plutonium uranium extraction) building.”

—  K5 NBC News Tunnel at plutonium uranium extraction plant collapses in Hanford [has VIDEO]



They claim right away there’s NO contamination but they USE A ROBOT to look around(!)

11:13 AM

Crews are currently surveying the area near the PUREX tunnels for contamination. Crews are using hand surveying techniques in the outer areas around the PUREX facility. At and near the area of subsidence crews have deployed a TALON, which is a remote operated surveying device that is capable of radiological and industrial hygiene monitoring as well as capturing video footage. The TALON device allows crews to safely survey potential areas of contamination from a distance of up to ½ mile.”

LINK  –  https://youtu.be/x5504Vty-lw

LINK  –  https://youtu.be/N7KCO3zUvZg

MORE on YouTube

ENE-News –  BREAKING: Emergency at US nuclear site after collapse — TV: “Fears of radioactive contamination” — Expert: “Could lead to considerable radiological release” — Multiple states activating Emergency Operations Center — Pilots told to avoid flying over area (VIDEOS)



Hanford Nuclear Site Fires Above Electrical Substation

14 08 2016

Mining Awareness +

For whatever reasons these fires seem to be going unreported. They are burning above what seems to be the Midway electrical substation on the edge of the Hanford Nuclear site. This substation presumably still provides power for the Hanford Nuclear site.
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  coordinates
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation BPA
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  Midway Substation BPA
Hanford area fires August 13 2016  reactor B
Hanford area fires August 13 2016
Latitude: 46.617, Longitude: -119.754, Detection Date: 13 Aug 2016, Detection Time: 20:38 UTC, Confidence: 89, Sensor: Aqua MODIS, Source: SSEChttp://activefiremaps.fs.fed.us/index.php Columbia Generating Station icon and B-Reactor exported from their respective Wikipedia pages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_Generating_Station
Hanford Site Map PNNL for DOE

1945 July 16 B Reactor plutonium used in world’s first nuclear explosion. (Trinity Test Site, New Mexico) 1945 August 9 B Reactor plutonium used in Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki, Japanhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/B_Reactor

It appears that the fires are burning above BPA’s Midway Power substation. On Sunday, April 14, 1991 The Seattle Times reported in “Town For Sale At Ghostly Midway Station“that “The substation, which furnishes power to…

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Wildfire Trouble at Hanford Nuke Dump

4 08 2016

ENE-News“Very Serious”: Wildfires burn close to US nuclear site — ‘Red Flag Warning’ issued — FEMA: “Fire threatened such destruction as would constitute a major disaster” — Largest wildfire in country (VIDEO)

“The fire that began on the Yakima Training Center Saturday night and burned into Benton and Grant Counties over the weekend has ballooned to over 175,000 acres according to fire crews…”


LINK – http://youtu.be/Vrv735G5F9c

This next video is from Prosser, Wash. [maps below] very recent:

LINK – http://youtu.be/2N0PVCYD3SY

Prosser is just south of Hanford.



Bigger map showing Yamika Training Center – to the west of Hanford –

spaceView_WA8316This is a space view of Wash. from 8-3. Only adding it because it came as a TAR file and was hard to open. Click thumbnail for super-size view.

More on Mining Awareness – has the Hanford fire plan