Hanford Is Ahead Of Schedule On Shipping Weapons-Grade Plutonium

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The Hanford Nuclear Reservation is ahead of schedule on shipping weapons-grade plutonium to South Carolina.

That means the especially risky radioactive material could be off the site in Southeast Washington by June. Correspondent Anna King reports.

Hanford is home to all kinds of dangerous stuff. And one of the most radioactively hot is weapons grade plutonium. Hanford stopped producing it in 1989.

http://news.opb.org/article/3907-hanford-ahead-schedule-shipping-weapons-grade-plutonium/

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