Bob Heineman http://kplu.org en A new generation begins taking the reins at Hanford http://kplu.org/post/new-generation-begins-taking-reins-hanford <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-950178.mp3</p><p>What do you do when you have a huge dilemma, and the number of people who can solve it is dwindling? That's the problem at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation -- one of the largest environmental cleanup projects in the world.</p><p>About 12,000 people are working on it right now. But the vast majority of Hanford's top experts are nearing retirement age. That leaves this complex cleanup task to the next generation.</p><p>The stakes are high: one wrong move could mean an environmental disaster, or a contaminated worker.</p><p> Fri, 04 Feb 2011 17:53:07 +0000 Anna King & KPLU News Staff 704 at http://kplu.org A new generation begins taking the reins at Hanford