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Government Locks Horns with Washington State Over Nuclear Waste

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Government Locks Horns with Washington State Over Nuclear Waste

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Government Locks Horns with Washington State Over Nuclear Waste

Government Locks Horns with Washington State Over Nuclear Waste

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The federal government is suing the state of Washington over a voter initiative banning the transport of new waste to the Hanford nuclear site. The federal government argues that it controls the former nuclear weapons facility, but Washington citizens say it has done a poor job cleaning up. NPR's Christopher Joyce reports.

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