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 …