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A Closer Look at Size and Location of Hanford Tunnel Collapse

A Closer Look at Size and Location of Hanford Tunnel Collapse

An emergency was declared Tuesday morning at the Hanford nuclear site in Washington state after a tunnel was breached, according to Hanford government officials.

The U.S. Department of Energy Richland Operations Office activated the Hanford Emergency Operations Center at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday, according to the alert. The tunnel is next to a plutonium uranium extraction facility.

"This is a serious situation, and ensuring the safety of the workers and the community is the top priority," said Washington Governor Jay Inslee in a statement.

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