November 24, 2008 11:57 AM

Washington State officials to press Obama on Hanford cleanup

Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are giving the president-elect plenty of advice on the $2 billion-a-year cleanup of one of the most toxic sites on Earth. Murray has had "several" conversations with Obama's transition team about Hanford. Cantwell is optimistic the new administration will be easier to work with when it comes to Hanford cleanup money.

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