Radioactive Waste Tanks Leaking

    FILE -- In this March 23, 2004 file photo, workers at the tank farms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Wash., measure for radiation and the presence of toxic vapors. Six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation's most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday, Feb. 22, 2013. Inslee made the announcement after meeting with federal officials in Washington, D.C. Last week it was revealed that one of the 177 tanks at south-central Washington's Hanford Nuclear Reservation was leaking liquids. Inslee called the latest news "disturbing." (AP Photo/Jackie Johnston, File)

    Measuring for radiation at Nuclear Reservation in 2004. (Jackie Johnston/AP)

    Where's a Swiffer quicker picker-upper when you need one? Six tanks of radioactive and toxic waste at Washington state's Hanford nuclear reservation are leaking, announced state officials on Friday. Although the governor stated that the leaks pose no immediate risk, it would be years before the waste reached groundwater, the situation still doesn't sound good. At least one of the tanks is leaking at a rate of 150 to 300 gallons a year. Paging the Creature from the Black Lagoon: we have an opportunity for you.

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