Stories tagged: leak
Wed., May 24, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Contamination at Hanford tank did not come from leak
Radioactive contamination found on a piece of equipment on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation was not the result of a leak in an underground nuclear waste storage tank.
Sun., April 16, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Workers relieve pressure on leaking Alaska oil well
Federal and state workers have reduced the amount of pressure in an oil well that is misting natural gas on Alaska’s frozen North Slope, officials said Sunday.
Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:34 p.m.
Alaska oil well leaking gas in northern part of state
A federal official says crews in Alaska are ready to shut down an oil well that is misting natural gas on the frozen North Slope, but officials say it’s too …
UPDATED: Sun., April 2, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Oil leak discovered by workers in Alaska’s Cook Inlet
An oil leak was discovered in Alaska’s Cook Inlet on Saturday, causing a major oil and gas producer to shut down two of its platforms there, officials say.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Brick is not a waterproof building material
After noticing some bubbled paint inside my home under a few windows, I did an inspection of the outside of my home and discovered holes in the mortar of my …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 17, 2016, 1:12 p.m.
Former general pleads guilty to making false statements in leak probe
Retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright has been charged with making false statements during a federal investigation into a leak of classified information, the Justice Department announced Monday.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 6:54 a.m.
Emptying to start on Hanford tank with interior leak
Work to empty Hanford’s oldest double-shell tank is expected to start anytime as a March 4 deadline looms.
Tue., June 17, 2014
Spokane losing 20 percent of water deliveries
While Spokane city officials have ratcheted up efforts to “slow the flow” and conserve more water, the city is having trouble keeping its own supply from leaking away. The Spokane …
Sat., Feb. 16, 2013, 12:10 a.m.
New Hanford leak found
OLYMPIA – A new leak has been discovered in a nuclear waste storage tank at Hanford. Gov. Jay Inslee, in a hastily called news conference, said he was advised of …