Radioactive Waste http://kplu.org en Japan Looks To Richland-Made Filters To Treat Radioactive Water http://kplu.org/post/japan-looks-richland-made-filters-treat-radioactive-water <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/153590841&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Japan’s crippled nuclear plant is bleeding hazardous radioactive water at a mind-staggering rate. Officials at Fukushima Daiichi are filling 27-foot-tall tanks nearly every other day. Now, in southeast Washington, a company called Kurion is developing and building a mobile filter system to help deal with that troublesome radioactive wastewater.</p><p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Anna King 17040 at http://kplu.org Japan Looks To Richland-Made Filters To Treat Radioactive Water Highly radioactive soil found near Columbia River http://kplu.org/post/highly-radioactive-soil-found-near-columbia-river <P>Hanford Nuclear Reservation officials say they don’t know how much radioactive contaminated soil they’re dealing with yet. What they do know is that newly discovered radioactive dirt exceeds lethal limits and is not far from the Columbia River and the city of Richland.</P> <P> Thu, 18 Nov 2010 16:36:19 +0000 Anna King 170 at http://kplu.org Highly radioactive soil found near Columbia River The Case of the Radioactive Rabbit http://kplu.org/post/case-radioactive-rabbit <p><span class="article-content"><span><b>A radioactively contaminated rabbit</b> has been caught and killed on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland in southeast Washington.<br /> <br /> The U.S. Department of Energy says that&#39;s not unusual. Last year the agency caught 33 contaminated animals. But this rabbit was unusually close to workers and the public.<br /> Mon, 08 Nov 2010 10:29:45 +0000 Anna King 108 at http://kplu.org The Case of the Radioactive Rabbit