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.

How Are Radioactive Materials Transported?

Every year, millions of radioactive materials are transported worldwide — radiopharmaceuticals, radioisotopes for agriculture and radioactive substances for nuclear fuel production.