SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Whistle-blower Donna Busche, who raised safety concerns at the nation’s most polluted nuclear weapons production site, was fired Tuesday from her job at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.
Busche’s complaints are part of a string of whistle-blower and other claims related to the design and safety of an unfinished waste treatment plant at Hanford.
Busche, 50, said she was called into the office Tuesday morning and told she was being fired for cause.
“I turned in my key and turned in my badge and left the building,” Busche told the Associated Press in a telephone interview from Richland. Continue reading