Hanford, WA, USA..THe central control panels in the control room of the B-Reactor at the Hanford Site, Washington, along the banks of the Columbia River. ..The reactor was the first large scale plutonium production reactor ever built and started production in December, 1944. The project was commissioned under the Manhattan Project, during World War II, to develop the first nuclear weapons. The B-Reactor was shut down in 1968 and on August 25th, 2008, was declared a National Historic L
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Six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday. Inslee made the announcement after meeting with federal officials. Last week it was revealed that one of the 177 tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was leaking liquids. Inslee called the latest news "disturbing." Photo: Mark Ralston / AFP - Getty Images file
Hanford was a small agricultural community in Benton County, Washington, United States. It was evacuated in 1943 along with the town of White Bluffs in order to make room for the nuclear production facility known as the Hanford Site. The town was located in what is now the "100F" sector of the site.