US Ecology has a site on the Hanford nuclear reservation just north of Richland, but the work there is different than at the Idaho site that had an explosion on Saturday. One person died in the Idaho explosion, said the Associated Press. The site in Idaho, about 50 miles south of Boise near Mountain Home, takes in hazardous chemicals, such as arsenic and lead, from across the nation. It converts them to non-hazardous chemicals to minimize the long-term risks of disposal, according to the Idaho Statesman.
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