The Perma-Fix complex in Richland handles radioactive waste, including waste from Hanford, on a 35-acre site. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
The Perma-Fix complex, just outside the Hanford site, handles radioactive waste on a 35-acre site. It has thrived as a low-cost operator that is able to operate without labor unions and beyond federal oversight. (Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times)
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New investigative report documents fires, violations at company treating Hanford wastes

A waste complex has a growing business treating radioactive wastes at the Hanford nuclear facility, but a new report questions the safety of this cheaper approach to handling some of the site's toxic legacy.  VIEW Updated

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