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Radioactive monitors failed at Hanford

The Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers to radioactive particles in December.

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The Plutonium Uranium Extraction Plant, right, stands adjacent to a dirt-covered rail tunnel, left, containing radioactive waste, amidst desert plants on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash. A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers to radioactive particles in December.



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