A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters
A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters

Nuclear waste tunnel collapses in Washington state, forcing workers to flee

A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters
A six-metre wide hole over a decommissioned plutonium-handling rail tunnel is shown at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington on Tuesday, in this photo provided by the US Department of Energy. Photo: Reuters
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