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Whistleblower Retaliation at the Hanford Nuclear Site

Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight

Location: SD-628, Dirksen Senate Office Building

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The Subcommittee’s hearing examined the safety culture at the Waste Treatment Project at the Hanford Nuclear Site, including recent reports of whistleblower retaliation.  The hearing also examined the processes and procedures for addressing whistleblower reports and ensuring that whistleblowers under Department of Energy contracts are protected from retaliation.