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Brown pleased by 8th District tele-town hall turnout More than 3,100 Tri-Cities residents join legislators for community conversation The first question asked during Thursday night’s 8th Legislative District telephone town hall came from a Kennewick resident named John, who wanted to know how Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to increase “green” fuel standards would impact the local economy. That... Read More...
WATCH: Work session briefing on Hanford’s leaking storage tanks The Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee held a special hearing at 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 28, 2013, to learn more about the recently reported leaks from six underground radioactive waste storage tanks at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site. In addition to a briefing from representatives from... Read More...
Senate committee to hold special hearing on Hanford tank leaks The Senate Energy, Environment and Telecommunications Committee will hold a special hearing at 8 a.m. on Thursday to learn more about the recently reported leaks from six underground radioactive waste storage tanks at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Hanford Site. The meeting will be broadcast live on TVW at www.tvw.org. Read More...
My statement on the new Hanford tank leak During a news conference Friday afternoon, Gov. Jay Inslee announced that a single shell nuclear waste storage tank at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation outside the Tri-Cities has developed a slow leak. Sen. Sharon Brown, who represents the 8th Legislative District in which Hanford resides, issued the following statement: “This is... Read More...
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