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the US department of energy declaring an emergency Tuesday after a tunnel containing nuclear waste collapsed in the decommissioned Filippi in Hanford two hundred miles east of Seattle Washington a department of energy both women playing the title has a twenty foot wide hole prompting authorities to quickly evacuate workers at the entire facility over fears the collapse might have released radioactive material watchdog groups are concerned that the tunnel once used to transport nuclear waste , hill contains radioactive material that could be harmful if leak , but officials say so far there's no evidence of contamination and no warnings have been issued for civilians around the site hampered tablets in the nineteen forties produced plutonium used in the atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki Japan , right with mostly decommissioned after the Cold War but it's still considered the most contaminated nuclear site in the United States operated by the federal government the facility is said to have thousands of employees , and has been the focus of a large environmental cleanup project which is expected to last decade