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Gov. Inslee’s statement on news of Hanford leak

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is speaking at a press conference this afternoon at the Capitol, discussing the “high-level radiation” leak reported today at Hanford Nuclear Reservation, which his office says is presenting no immediate public health risks.  ”This is disturbing news. I am alarmed by this,” Inslee said at the news conference that just began at the Capitol.  With him is Maia Bellon, new Department of Ecology director.

Inslee called the Hanford cleanup a “moral and legal obligation” of the federal government and a “personal” issue. In calling for the federal government to respond to this and

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