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Hanford Nuclear Site

The United States brought a federal complaint over Washington state's bill “Hanford Site Employees — Occupational Disease Presumption,” saying it burdens and discriminates against the USA and federal contractors by presuming that anyone who worked at the Hanford Nuclear Site, and developed certain diseases, is eligible for workers’ compensation.

RICHLAND, Wash. — The United States brought a federal complaint over Washington state's bill “Hanford Site Employees — Occupational Disease Presumption,” saying it burdens and discriminates against the USA and federal contractors by presuming that anyone who worked at the Hanford Nuclear Site, and developed certain diseases, is eligible for workers’ compensation.

Categories / Energy, Environment, Government, Health

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