The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus The Daily Herald on Linked In HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Budget deadline would cut 1,000 Hanford workers

SHARE: facebook Twitter icon Linkedin icon Google+ icon Email icon |  PRINTER-FRIENDLY
Associated Press
RICHLAND -- A report from Democrats in Congress says more than 1,000 Hanford workers would be placed on unpaid leave for about six weeks if automatic federal budget cuts take effect March 1.
The Tri-City Herald reported that environmental and cleanup work on the nuclear reservation would be suspended or delayed.
The Energy Department has released little information about the effect of the budget cut known as sequestration. The report came from Democrats on the House Appropriations Committee.
Hanford has a total of close to 9,000 workers.
Story tags » FederalRichland

More Northwest Headlines


HeraldNet Headlines

Top stories and breaking news updates