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More Hanford Workers Undergo Vapors-Related Evaluations Today

Three Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS) workers were sent for medical evaluation today after experiencing vapors-related symptoms at Hanford's "T" tank farm.

Seperately, three non-WRPS workers reported possible vapors-related symptoms today after working yesterday near AY/AZ Farms, where other workers were evacuated yesterday.  All three were taken to the site medical provider; two were released back to work.  Evaluation of the third is still pending.

WRPS spokesman Rob Roxburgh issued a press release stating data collection and analysis is underway in the affected farms to understand what happened and what might be done to reduce the likelihood of future occurrences.


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