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[VIDEO] BREAKING: Emergency Declared at Washington State Nuclear Site

 reports: The Department of Energy declared an emergency Tuesday at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state following the collapse of a rail tunnel there.

Washington’s KING-TV reports that a portion of a tunnel that transports trains carrying radioactive material collapsed early on Tuesday morning, with officials warning workers at the facility to take emergency precautions.

A reporter for the station said the tunnel that collapsed is connected to the facility’s uranium extraction plant.

The Department of Energy declared an emergency at 8:26 a.m. local time, the agency said in a statement, evacuating some personal, telling others to shelter in buildings and shutting down local road access to the facility … (read more)

Source: TheHill

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