Framework on Hanford cleanup released

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Department of Energy released its framework on Hanford cleanup.

The framework can be found here.

Senator Patty Murray released the following statement regarding the framework, "For several years now, I have consistently called on DOE to provide a comprehensive plan to address tank waste at Hanford, and though this document does not constitute a comprehensive plan, it is a step in the right direction," said Senator Murray. "I look forward to reviewing this framework and receiving a full briefing from DOE, and I remain committed to ensuring that DOE provides a full, detailed plan for comprehensively addressing the complicated challenges we still face."