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Anna King

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Cracked Dam Causes Water Emergency In Washington State

Thursday, March 27, 2014

The cracked Wanapum Dam on the Columbia River is causing many problems. Engineers have lowered the water upstream to relieve pressure on the dam. Farmers irrigation pipes no longer reach the river.

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Why This Year's Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue

Friday, August 16, 2013

A bountiful blueberry crop this summer means lower prices. That's welcome news for consumers, but might spell trouble for blueberry farmers.

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Federal Budget Cuts Hamper Waste Cleanup At Washington Nuclear Reservation

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington state is set to lose $182 million due to federal budget cuts known as the sequester. The cuts come just after news that six tanks full of radioactive waste are leaking. Those tanks are filled with millions of gallons of the most toxic nuclear waste on Earth and are not far from the Northwest's iconic Columbia River.

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Sequester Causes Problems for Toxic Waste Cleanup

Friday, March 01, 2013

Six underground radioactive waste tanks at Washington’s Hanford Nuclear reservation are leaking. The tanks hold highly radioactive waste, produced over decades of plutonium production for nuclear weapons.

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