Exploring Three Radiation Events in History

Radiation events have been rare and far between, but they highlight the importance of strict safety regulations and proper management of radioactive materials to prevent accidents and protect public health. 

The World’s Most Radioactive Places

In the 1940s, nuclear weapons production began at Hanford which generated large amounts of radioactive and chemical wastes, both solid and liquid waste. It’s one of the largest and most expensive cleanup projects in the world.