nuclear safety http://www.kplu.org en New investigation planned into Hanford’s safety culture http://www.kplu.org/post/new-investigation-planned-hanford%E2%80%99s-safety-culture <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &ndash; The U.S. Department of Energy plans to launch a new investigation into safety culture at Hanford&rsquo;s waste treatment plant, Deputy Secretary Dan Poneman reported to workers at the plant on Monday.</p><p> Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:53:52 +0000 Anna King 2065 at http://www.kplu.org New investigation planned into Hanford’s safety culture DOE Poneman's letter to Hanford employees http://www.kplu.org/post/doe-ponemans-letter-hanford-employees <p>To the EM community -&nbsp;</p><p>The safety of the DOE workforce and the communities around our facilities is of the utmost importance to Secretary Chu and is something that requires constant vigilance.&nbsp; As he says regularly, &quot;We must always be looking for ways to strengthen our approach to safety and foster a questioning attitude at each of our sites.&quot;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Tue, 21 Jun 2011 20:50:26 +0000 KPLU 1922 at http://www.kplu.org DOE writes employees about criticism of Hanford safety http://www.kplu.org/post/doe-writes-employees-about-criticism-hanford-safety <p>RICHLAND, Wash. &ndash; The U.S. Department of Energy is defending its safety culture at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington. The agency sent its workers a letter in response to harsh criticism this month in a report by a federal nuclear watchdog.</p><p> Tue, 21 Jun 2011 20:36:05 +0000 Anna King 1921 at http://www.kplu.org DOE writes employees about criticism of Hanford safety