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Tue May 23, 2017, 09:14 PM

Trump proposes $120M cut to Hanford budget despite incidents

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - President Donald Trump's proposed budget includes a cut of about $120 million for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, despite two recent incidents that raised concerned about worker safety at the former nuclear weapons production site.

Hanford for decades made plutonium for nuclear weapons, and now is engaged in a massive environmental cleanup that costs more than $2 billion per year.

Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington called the budget proposal, which must still clear Congress, a disappointment.

The federal government has a legal agreement with the state of Washington that sets deadlines for the complicated cleanup efforts.


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Beartracks May 2017 #1

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Tue May 23, 2017, 09:17 PM

1. "The federal government has a legal agreement..."

We all know how Trump has regarded legally binding agreements throughout his career. Today doesn't seem to be any different.


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